First Aid Requirements for Worksites with different Hazard Level and Proximity to a Medical Facility

Extracted from Schedule 2, Tables 5, 6 and 7 of the Alberta First Aid Regulations, 2006

Low Hazard Site:

(e.g. an office setting)
Proximity (time) to a Medical Facility
Number of Workers

"Close"
(<20 minutes)

"Distant"
(20-40 minutes)
"Isolated"
(>40 minutes)
1 Type P Kit Type P Kit Type P Kit
2-9 # 1 Kit # 2 Kit
1 emergency first aider
# 2 Kit
1 standard first aider
10-49 # 1 Kit
1 emergency first aider
# 2 Kit
1 emergency first aider
# 2 Kit
1 standard first aider

Medium Hazard Site:

e.g. average laboratory work; field work without special hazards
Proximity (time) to a Medical Facility
Number of Workers

"Close"
(<20 minutes)

"Distant"
(20-40 minutes)
"Isolated"
(>40 minutes)
1 Type P Kit Type P Kit Type P Kit
2 - 9 # 1 Kit
1 emergency first aider
# 2 Kit
1 standard first aider
3 blankets
# 2 Kit
1 standard first aider 
3 blankets
10 - 19 # 2 Kit
1 emergency first aider
1 standard first aider
# 2 Kit
1 emergency first aider
1 standard first aider 
3 blankets
# 2 Kit
2 standard first aiders 
3 blankets

High Hazard Site:

e.g. some types of laboratory work, field work with chainsaws, trapping bears
Proximity (time) to a Medical Facility
Number of Workers

"Close"
(<20 minutes)

"Distant"
(20-40 minutes)
"Isolated"
(>40 minutes)
1 Type P Kit Type P Kit Type P Kit
2 -4 # 1 Kit
1 emergency first aider
# 2 Kit
1 standard first aider
3 blankets
# 2 Kit
1 standard first aider 
3 blankets
5 - 9 # 2 Kit
1 emergency first aider
1 standard first aider
# 2 Kit
2 standard first aiders 
3 blankets
# 2 Kit
2 standard first aiders 
3 blankets
10 - 19 # 2 Kit
1 emergency first aider
1 standard first aider 
3 blankets
# 3 Kit
2 standard first aiders 
3 blankets, stretcher, splints
# 3 Kit
2 standard first aiders
3 blankets, 
stretcher, splints

For 20 or more workers, consult the 2009 Alberta Regulations/Code (Part 11, First Aid)