WAC 296-307-03920: Make sure appropriate first-aid supplies are readily available

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=296-307-03920
Published: 2015

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Make sure appropriate first-aid supplies are readily available.









You must:
• Make sure first-aid supplies are readily available. (See first-aid kit table.)
• Make sure first-aid supplies at your workplace are appropriate to:
- Your occupational setting.
– The response time of your emergency medical services.
First-Aid Kit Table

Number of employees normally assigned to worksite Minimum first-aid supplies required at worksite

1 - 15 Employees 1 First-aid kit

16 - 30 Employees 2 First-aid kits

31 - 50 Employees 3 First-aid kits

Note:
• First-aid kits from your local retailer or safety supplier should be adequate for most nonindustrial employers.

 
• The following is a list of suggested items for your first-aid kit:

 
– 1 absorbent compress, 4 x 8 inches

 
– 16 adhesive bandages, 1 x 3 inches

 
– 1 adhesive tape, 5 yards long

 
– 10 antiseptic single-use packages, 0.5 g application

 
– 6 burn treatment single-use packages, 0.5 g application

 
– 1 eye covering (for two eyes)

 
– 1 eye wash, 1 fluid ounce

 
– 4 sterile pads, 3 x 3 inches

 
– 2 pair of medical exam gloves

 
– 1 triangular bandage, 39 x 39 x 55 inches

 
Optional first-aid kit contents

 
– Bandage compresses, 2 x 2 inches, 3 x 3 inches and 5 x 5 inches

 
– Self-activating cold packs, 4 x 5 inches

 
– Roller bandages, 6 yards long

 
– Mouth-to-mouth barrier for CPR

 
• Kits should be checked at least weekly to ensure adequate number of needed items are available.

 
• Kits may be carried in any motor vehicle that is used near the crew.

You must:
• Make sure that first-aid supplies are:
- Easily accessible to all your employees.
- Stored in containers that protect them from damage, deterioration, or contamination. Containers must be clearly marked, not locked, and may be sealed.
- Able to be moved to the location of an injured or acutely ill worker.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 05-01-166, § 296-307-03920, filed 12/21/04, effective 4/2/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-17-033, § 296-307-03920, filed 8/8/01, effective 9/1/01.]