Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (SOR/87-612)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-14 and last amended on 2017-06-20. Previous Versions

 Every first aid room provided in accordance with section 17.13 shall be

  • (a) under the supervision of

    • (i) in the case where a physician is available in the work place, the physician,

    • (ii) in the case where there is a medic and no physician available in the work place, the medic, or

    • (iii) in any other case, the first aid attendant available in the work place who is the holder of the highest level of first aid certificate;

  • (b) located as close as is practicable to the work place and within easy access to a

    • (i) toilet room,

    • (ii) telephone, and

    • (iii) list of telephone numbers for use in emergencies;

  • (c) constructed to allow for optimum ease of access to persons carrying a patient on a stretcher;

  • (d) maintained in an orderly and sanitary condition;

  • (e) clearly identified by a conspicuous sign;

  • (f) equipped with

    • (i) a lockable storage cupboard and a counter,

    • (ii) the first aid supplies and equipment set out in Column I of an item of Schedule V to this Part in the applicable quantities set out in Column II of that item of that Schedule,

    • (iii) a copy of the emergency procedures referred to in section 18.9 of Part XVIII, and

    • (iv) information regarding hazardous substances in the work place and the first aid required to treat exposure to the hazardous substances; and

  • (g) maintained, where practicable, at a temperature of not less than 18°C and not more than 24°C, measured 1 m above the floor.

  • SOR/88-199, ss. 17(E), 19;
  • SOR/94-165, s. 70(E);
  • SOR/2014-141, s. 14(F).

Transportation

 Before assigning employees to a work place, the employer shall provide for that work place

  • (a) an ambulance service or other suitable means of transporting an injured or ill employee

    • (i) where practicable, to a hospital at which a physician referred to in section 17.3 practises, or

    • (ii) where it is not practicable to comply with subparagraph (i), to a medical clinic in the charge of a medic who is in contact with a physician referred to in section 17.3;

  • (b) a first aid attendant to accompany an injured or ill employee and to render first aid in transit, if required; and

  • (c) a means of quickly summoning the ambulance service or other means of transportation.

  • SOR/88-199, s. 18(E).

Records

  •  (1) Where an injured or ill employee reports for treatment to a first aid attendant in accordance with subsection 17.2(3) or where a first aid attendant renders first aid to an employee, the first aid attendant shall

    • (a) enter in a first aid record the following information:

      • (i) the date and time of the reporting of the injury, occupational disease or illness,

      • (ii) the full name of the injured or ill employee,

      • (iii) the date, time and location of the occurrence of the injury, occupational disease or illness,

      • (iv) a brief description of the injury, occupational disease or illness,

      • (v) a brief description of the first aid rendered, if any, and

      • (vi) a brief description of the arrangements made for the treatment or transportation of the injured or ill employee, if any; and

    • (b) sign the first aid record adjacent to the information entered in accordance with paragraph (a).

  • (2) The employer shall keep a first aid record containing information entered in accordance with subsection (1) for one year after the date of that entry.

  • SOR/94-165, s. 71(F).
 
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