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Occupational Health and Safety has made some changes to its first aid requirements for businesses in PEI.
First Aid Training
All “low hazard” businesses with one or more employees are now required to have at least one first aid provider with Emergency First Aid certification.
In other businesses, the requirements are:
Read OH&S definition of “low hazard” work environments.
First Aid Kits
First aid kits are now required for all workplaces with at least one worker per shift. Kit contents vary depending on how many workers you have:
These kits should be checked regularly to ensure they as still complete and any expired contents are replaced.
First Aid Records
When first aid is provided, make sure you have a written record that includes:
These records should be retained for three years.
Read the full regulations for more information.