Alberta Workplace First Aid Requirements

 

All employers in Alberta must follow the Occupational Health and Safety Code. This requires employers to obtain the correct amount of first aid and medical supplies for their organization based on the requirements summarized below

Low Hazard Workplaces

Close to Nearest Hospital (< 20 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-9 Employees: No. 1 First Aid Kit

  • 10-49 Employees: No. 1 First Aid Kit

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 100-199 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit

  • 200+ Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit

Distant from Nearest Hospital (20-40 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 10-49 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 100-199 Employees: No. 3 First Aid + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 200+ Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

Isolated from Hospitals (> 40 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 10-49 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 100-199 Employees: No. 3 First Aid + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 200+ Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

 

Medium Hazard Workplaces

Close to Nearest Hospital (< 20 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 10-19 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 20-49 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit

  • 100-199 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit

  • 200+ Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

Distant from Nearest Hospital (20-40 min):

  • 1 Employee: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 2-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 10-19 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 20-49 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 100-199 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 200+ Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

Isolated from Hospitals (> 40 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 10-19 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 20-49 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 100-199 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 200+ Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

 

High Hazard Workplaces

Close to Nearest Hospital (< 20 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-4 Employees: No. 1 First Aid Kit

  • 5-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit

  • 10-19 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 20-49 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 100-199 Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

  • 200+ Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

Distant from Nearest Hospital (20-40 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-4 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 5-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 10-19 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 20-49 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 100-199 Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

  • 200+ Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

Isolated from Hospitals (> 40 min):

  • 1 Employee: Type P First Aid Kit

  • 2-4 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 5-9 Employees: No. 2 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets

  • 10-19 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 20-49 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 50-99 Employees: No. 3 First Aid Kit + 3 Blankets, Stretcher & Splints

  • 100-199 Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

  • 200+ Employees: First Aid Room (No. 2 First Aid Kit + Extra)

 

Links to First Aid Kits, Supplies & Equipment:


Additional items required, but not included within all kits include:


Automated External Defibrillators

Automated External Defibrillators or "AEDs" are not yet required items, but are highly reccomended as they have the power to save lives. First Aid Canada offers a variety of defibrillators. 

 

First Aid Canada is pleased to offer all of the required items above, plus extra. If you have any questions regarding first aid and safety in the workplace, please do not hesitate to call the First Aid Canada Team.


Life is Precious. Be Prepared.