Saskatchewan Workplace First Aid Requirements

 

The first aid requirements for businesses in Saskatchewan vary depending on the number of workers actively employed at one time, the type of industry/potential for hazards and the proximity/travel time to a medical facility.

 
For the most current regulations, refer to Table 9 to 12 (pg. 262 of 304) of the 
Saskatchewan Occupational Health and Safety Act. Below is a summarization of requirements:

 

1 Worker

Close (< 30 min)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
 

Distant (< 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
 

Isolated (> 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit

 

2-4 Workers

Close (< 30 min)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
 

Distant (< 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies - if high hazard work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
 

Isolated (> 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies - if high hazard work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
 

5-9 Workers

Close (< 30 min)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies - if high hazard work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
 

Distant (< 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
 

Isolated (> 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #1 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints

 

10-20 Workers

Close (< 30 min)

  • Saskatchewan #2 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
 

Distant (< 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #2 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
 

Isolated (> 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #2 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 1 Sterile Burn Sheet
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints

 

21-40 Workers

Close (< 30 min)

  • Saskatchewan #2 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheet
 

Distant (< 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #2 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
 

Isolated (> 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #2 Kit
  • Class B attendant and additional supplies - if high hazard work – 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets, Stethoscope with bell, Sphygmomanometer, Thermometer, Emergency Oxygen System, Big Valve and Mask Resuscitator and if potential spinal injury, long Spine Boards with Adequate Restraining Straps and Medium and Large Cervical Collars.
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies - if not high hazard work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints

 

41-99 Workers

Close (< 30 min)

  • Saskatchewan #3 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 4 Hot Packs, 4 Cold Packs, 4 Sterile Burn Sheets
 

Distant (< 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #3 Kit
  • Class B attendant and additional supplies - if high hazard work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets, Stethoscope with Bell, Sphygmomanometer, Thermometer, Emergency Oxygen System, Big Valve and Mask Resuscitator and if potential spinal injury, long Spine Boards with adequate Restraining Straps and Medium and Large Cervical Collars
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 4 Hot Packs, 4 Cold Packs, 4 Sterile Burn Sheets
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
 

Isolated (> 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #3 Kit
  • Class A attendant and additional supplies: 4 Hot Packs, 4 Cold Packs, 4 Sterile Burn Sheets - if low hazard work
  • EMT - if high hazard work
  • Class B attendant and additional supplies: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets Stethoscope with Bell, Sphygmomanometer, Thermometer, Emergency Oxygen System, Big Valve and Mask Resuscitator and if potential spinal injury, long Spine Boards with adequate Restraining Straps and Medium and Large Cervical Collars
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints

 

100+ Workers

Close (< 30 min)

  • Saskatchewan #3 Kit
  • 2 Class A attendants and additional supplies: 4 Hot Packs, 4 Cold Packs, 4 Sterile Burn Sheets
 

Distant (< 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #3 Kit
  • First Aid Room
  • 1 EMT and 1 Class B attendant and additional supplies - if high hazard work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets, Stethoscope with Bell, Sphygmomanometer, Thermometer, Emergency Oxygen System, Big Valve and Mask Resuscitator and if potential spinal injury, long Spine Boards with adequate Restraining Straps and Medium and Large Cervical Collars
  • 2 Class A attendants and additional supplies: 4 Hot Packs, 4 Cold Packs, 4 Sterile Burn Sheets
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
 

Isolated (> 2 hours)

  • Saskatchewan #3 Kit
  • First Aid Room
  • 1 EMT and 1 Class B attendant and additional supplies – if high hazard work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets, Stethoscope with Bell, Sphygmomanometer, Thermometer, Emergency Oxygen System, Big Valve and Mask Resuscitator and if potential spinal injury, long Spine Boards with adequate Restraining Straps and Medium and Large Cervical Collars
  • 2 Class A attendants and additional supplies: 4 Hot Packs, 4 Cold Packs, 4 Sterile Burn Sheets
  • 2 Class B attendants and additional supplies for other work: 1 Hot Pack, 1 Cold Pack, 2 Sterile Burn Sheets, Stethoscope with Bell, Sphygmomanometer, Thermometer, Emergency Oxygen System, Big Valve and Mask Resuscitator and if potential spinal injury, long Spine Boards with adequate Restraining Straps and Medium and Large Cervical Collars
  • Blankets, Stretcher and Splints
 

 

Links to First Aid Kits & Supplies

 

Additional Supplies

Farm & Forestry Kit – Ideal for workers working a distance from main workplace, for example working on a farm.

AED – Recommended for any workplace setting.

If you have any questions regarding first aid and safety in the workplace, please do not hesitate to contact the First Aid Canada Team: 1-855-322-4243.

 

Life is Precious. Be Prepared.