First Aid

UNB Reference Number: 7822
Authorized by: J. M. Anderson, President,
Effective Date: December 1, 1978
Revised: September 2001
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Intent

To outline the requirements for First Aid.

Scope

All supervisory personnel.

Policy

  • Each University department shall provide First Aid kits:
    • in each building or area of a building:
      • where there are fewer than ten persons, a N.B. No. 1 Kit, as detailed in N.B. Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
      • where there are 10 to 100 persons, a N.B. No. 2 Kit, as detailed in N.B. Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
    • in each University vehicle or other vehicle being used on behalf of the University on a regular basis, of a size prescribed for the number in the work force it serves.
    • as recommended by the Safety Office.
  • Arrangements can be made through the EHS Office for first aid training to ensure sufficient qualified employees are trained in each area of the University, as per the N.B. Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations.
  • Inspection and re-stocking of First Aid kits at intervals of not more than 3 months is a departmental responsibility.
  • It is recommended that at each First Aid kit a sign be posted indicating the names of FA/CPR trained employees. Signs are provided by the EHS Office.