First Aid Requirements


In April 2023, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved amendments to Part 3 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, relating to the provision of occupational first aid. These amendments will take effect November 1, 2024, to give employers time to obtain any required first aid training and equipment necessitated by these changes.

Read the Backgrounder – Regulatory Changes to Occupational First Aid

Employers are responsible for first aid in the workplace. To determine the first aid needs of your workplace, first you’ll need to do an assessment. Then, you can review the findings and take necessary steps to put proper first aid procedures in place.

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