Thursday, March 19, 2009

Legal Check - Part 10 "First Aid"


The items featured in this series, are those that are the main contributors to accidents in the Construction Industry.

Part 10 "First Aid" - General Safety Regulation 3
  • Every workplace provided with sufficient number of First Aid boxes. Required where 5 persons or more are employed
  • First Aid freely available
  • Equipment as per the list in the OH&S Act
  • One qualified First Aider appointed where more than 10 persons are employed. One additional first aid attendant for every 50 persons employed
  • List of First Aiders and Certificates on record
  • Name of person/s in charge of First Aid box/es displayed
  • Location of First Aid box/es clearly indicated
  • Signs instructing employees to report all Injuries/illness including first aid/injuries

Neels Nortje
Health and Safety Manager

For back copies of the "Legal Check" series click on the Health and Safety label on this blog.


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