Saskatchewan First Aid Rooms & Dressing Stations

Welcome to the First Aid Room section for the Province of Saskatchewan.

This section will outline all the regulatory items to set up a regulation First Aid Room within your organization. Regulations listed below are current; however, please visit the Saskatchewan website for possible updates. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us.

Notice: All persons making use of this section are reminded that it has no legislative sanction and has been provided for convenience of reference; and that the original Act should be consulted for all purposes of interpreting and applying the law.


First Aid Room Regulations

Where there are likely to be 100 or more workers at a distant or isolated place of employment at any one time, an employer, contactor or owner shall provide a first aid room that:

Equipment Supplies Minimum Requirements Recommended Products
(a) is of adequate size, is clean and is provided with adequate lighting, ventilation and heating:
(b) is equipped with:
(i) a permanently installed sink, with hot and cold water;
(ii) the first aid supplies and equipment required by this Part; and
(iii) a cot or bed with a moisture-protected mattress and pillows;
1 x FA26155 - Recovery Couch w/Headrest
(c) is readily accessible to workers;
(d) is under the charge of a first aid attendant with the qualifications required by this Part who is readily available to provide first aid; and
(e) is used exclusively for the purposes of administering first aid and medical examinations and to provide rest for persons who are injured or ill.
Antiseptic, wound solution or antiseptic swabs
1 x FA06104 - Safecross, Antiseptic Skin Cleanser, 125 mL, Spray Pump
Bandage - adhesive strips and hypoallergenic adhesive tape
1 x FA03029 - Fabric Bandages, 2.2 x 7.6 cm, Lightweight &
1 x FA07626 - Tape, Clear Plastic, 1.27 cm x 4.6 m
Bandage - triangular, 100-centimetre folded, and safety pins
1 x FA02614 - Triangular Bandage, 101.6 x 101.6 x 142.2 cm (40" x 40" x 56"), Compressed &
1 x FA02026 - Safety Pins, Assorted Sizes
Bandage - gauze roller, various sizes
1 x FA02512 - Gauze Bandage Roll, 2.5 cm x 9.1 m &
1 x FA02407 - Gauze Bandage Roll, 5.1 cm x 9.1 m, Sterile &
1 x FA02520 - Gauze Bandage Roll, 7.6 cm x 9.1 m &
1 x FA02233 - Gauze Bandage Roll, 10.2 cm x 9.1 m, Sterile
Dressing - sterile and wrapped gauze pads and compresses, various sizes including abdominal pad size
1 x FA03085 - Gauze Pads, 7.6 x 7.6 cm, Sterile &
1 x FA03222 - Gauze Pads, 10.2 x 10.2 cm, Sterile &
1 x FA03504 - Abdominal/Combine Pad, 20.3 x 25.4 cm, Sterile &
1 x FA03001 - Abdominal/Combine Pad, 25.4 x 30.5 cm, Sterile &
1 x FA02010 - Compress Bandage, 5.1 x 5.1 cm (2" x 2") &
1 x FA02691 - Compress Bandage, 7.6 x 7.6 cm (3" x 3") &
1 x FA02424 - Compress Bandage, 10.2 x 10.2 cm (4" x 4") &
1 x FA02126 - Compress Bandage, 15.2 x 15.2 cm (6" x 6")
Dressing - self-adherent roller, various sizes
1 x FA03082 - Elastic Self-Adherent Compression Bandage, 5.1 cm x 3.7 m &
1 x FA03083 - Elastic Self-Adherent Compression Bandage, 7.6 cm x 3.7 m &
1 x FA03084 - Elastic Self-Adherent Compression Bandage, 10.2 cm x 3.7 m
Pad with shield or tape for eye
2 x FA02527 - Eye Dressing Kit w/1 Eye Pad & 1 Eye Shield
Soap
1 x FA06248 - Green Soap, Antiseptic Cleanser, 250 mL
Disposable latex or vinyl gloves
1 x FA08057 - Vinyl, Medical Examination Gloves, Powder-Free, Large
Pocket mask with disposable one-way rebreathe valves
1 x FA17746 - CPR Face Mask, w/One-Way Valve, In Plastic Case
Forceps - splinter
1 x FA19159 - Splinter Forceps, Blunt End, Nickel-Plated, 8.1 cm
Scissors - bandage.
1 x FA19154 - Scissors, Bandage, 11.4 cm
TABLE 11 - Additional Supplies and Equipment
Class A Qualification (Close & Distant Workplaces)
Bag - hot water or hot pack
2 x FA14607 - Hot Pack, Instant Hot, 15.2 x 25.4 cm
Bag - ice or cold water
2 x FA14130 - Cold Pack, Instant, Large, 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Bandage - elastic, 5-centimetre and 10-centimetre widths
1 x FA03578 - Fabric Dressing Strip, 6.4 cm x 4.6 m (2-1/2" x 5 yds), Heavyweight &
1 x FA03580 - Fabric Dressing Strip, 7.6 cm x 4.6 m (3" x 5 yds), Heavyweight
Sterile burn sheet
1 x FA06756 - Burn Sheet, 152.4 x 243.8 cm, Sterile
Stretcher
1 x FA26153 - Stretcher, Single-Fold, Aluminum Poles
Splints
1 x FA2103 - Splint Set, Wood, Assorted Sizes
Blankets
3 x FA26154 - Blanket, Multi-Fibre, Grey, 152.4 x 213.4 cm
Any other first aid supplies and equipment that are appropriate to the dangers and other circumstances of the place of employment and commensurate with the training of the first aid attendant.
TABLE 12 - Additional Supplies and Equipment
Class B Qualification (Isolated Workplaces)
Bag - hot water or hot pack
2 x FA14607 - Hot Pack, Instant Hot, 15.2 x 25.4 cm
Bag - ice or cold water
2 x FA14130 - Cold Pack, Instant, Large, 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Bandage - elastic, 5-centimetre and 10-centimetre widths
1 x FA03578 - Fabric Dressing Strip, 6.4 cm x 4.6 m (2-1/2" x 5 yds), Heavyweight &
1 x FA03580 - Fabric Dressing Strip, 7.6 cm x 4.6 m (3" x 5 yds), Heavyweight
Sterile burn sheet
1 x FA06756 - Burn Sheet, 152.4 x 243.8 cm, Sterile
Stethoscope with a bell
1 x FA27220 - Stethoscope, Single Head, Black (does not have bell)
Sphygmomanometer
1 x FA27640 - Sphygmomanometer, Aneroid w/Adult Cuff
Thermometer
1 x FA14606 - Thermometer, Digital, Dual-Scale
Where there are potential causes of spinal injury, short and long spine boards with adequate restraining straps and medium and large cervical collars
1 x FA26328 - Restraint Straps w/Fast-Stick Closure, 5.1 x 182.9 cm &
1 x FA26458 - Spinal Backboard, Plastic with Pins, 45.1 x 185 x 5.7 cm (17-3/4" x 72-3/4" x 2-1/4") with
1 x FA26328 - Restraint Straps w/Fast-Stick Closure, 5.1 x 182.9 cm
Emergency oxygen system
1 x FA17391 - Oxygen Kit, w/Adjustable Flow Regulator & "D" (425 L) Cylinder (Full)
Bag valve and mask resuscitator
1 x FA17701 - Ambu Spur II Resuscitator, Adult
Blankets
3 x FA26154 - Blanket, Multi-Fibre, Grey, 152.4 x 213.4 cm
Stretcher
1 x FA26153 - Stretcher, Single-Fold, Aluminum Poles
Splints
1 x FA02103 - Splint Set, Wood, Assorted Sizes
Any other first aid supplies and equipment that are appropriate to the dangers and other circumstances of the place of employment and commensurate with the training of the first aid attendant.

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