Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 16.4 from 2006-03-22 to 2014-05-28:

  •  (1) A first aid attendant referred to in section 16.3 or paragraph 16.10(1)(a)

    • (a) shall be assigned to a first aid station or first aid room;

    • (b) shall be readily available and accessible to employees during working hours;

    • (c) shall render first aid to employees who are injured or ill at the workplace;

    • (d) shall, if required, accompany an injured or ill employee to a health unit or a medical treatment facility and render first aid in transit;

    • (e) shall, in providing care to an injured or ill employee, not be overruled by anyone not trained in first aid; and

    • (f) shall be in charge of providing care for the injured or ill employee until the treatment is complete or the employee is under the care of an equally or more qualified caregiver.

  • (2) The first aid attendant referred to in subsection (1)

    • (a) shall work close to the first aid station or first aid room to which the first aid attendant is assigned; and

    • (b) shall not be assigned duties that will interfere with the prompt and adequate rendering of first aid.

  • SOR/2000-328, s. 2.
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