WCB First-Aid Room Specifications

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WCB First-Aid Room Description

A first-aid room should be at least 9.3 square metres (100 sq ft). It should have

  • Storage cupboards
  • A counter
  • A toilet, or have a toilet facility as near as practicable

At a remote workplace (more than 2 hours’ surface travel time to a hospital), a first-aid room should be equipped to provide reasonable overnight care for two injured workers and be used exclusively for first-aid purposes.

A first-aid room should have the following equipment:

  • 3 blankets
  • 1 bed approximately 2 m long x 75 cm wide and 75 cm high, with a mattress having a non-porous surface or covered with nonporous material
  • 2 pillows with non-porous surface or covered with non-porous material
  • 4 sheets
  • 1 refuse pail with lid
  • 1 package of paper towels
  • 1 eye cup
  • 18 safety pins
  • 2 4.5 kg sand bags
  • 1 11.5 cm stainless steel sliver forceps
  • 1 15 cm stainless steel thin nosed plier-type forceps
  • 1 14 cm stainless steel bandage scissors
  • 1 universal scissors
  • 1 oral thermometer
  • 1 nail brush
  • 1 penlight or flashlight with batteries
  • 50 patient assessment charts
  • 1 first-aid record book, and pencil or pen
  • 36 14 cm x 19 cm antiseptic towelettes, individually packaged
  • 1 150 ml liquid antibacterial soap
  • 1 eye lamp, self illuminating, magnifying
  • 6 cold packs
  • 12 expanded metal splints, minimum length 60 cm
  • 50 tongue depressors
  • 100 cotton tip applicators
  • 2 30 g tubes water soluble burn treatment
  • 1 100 ml liquid adhesive tape remover
  • 150 sterile adhesive dressings
  • 48 sterile skin closures
  • 6 20 cm x 25 cm sterile abdominal dressings, individually packaged
  • 6 sterile eye pads, individually packaged
  • 6 30 cm x 40 cm sterile abdominal dressings, individually packaged
  • 200 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm gauze sponges
  • 72 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm sterile gauze dressings, individually packaged
  • 72 10 cm x 10 cm sterile gauze dressings, individually packaged
  • 6 10 cm x 16.5 cm sterile pressure dressings with crepe ties
  • 2 2.5 cm x 4.5 m adhesive crepe bandages
  • 4 2.5 cm x 4.5 m rolls of adhesive tape
  • 3 5 cm x 4.5 m rolls of adhesive tape
  • 6 7.5 cm x 4.5 m crepe roller bandages
  • 1 7.5 cm x 4.5 m esmarch gum rubber bandage
  • 4 5 cm x 1.8 m conforming gauze roller bandages
  • 4 7.5 cm x 1.8 m conforming gauze roller bandages
  • 24 cotton triangular bandages, minimum length of base 1.25 m
  • 2 #0l – 4.5 m tubular finger bandage with applicator
  • 2 500 ml sterile 0.9% sodium chloride solution (saline)
  • 1 kidney basin
  • 1 wash basin
  • 1 cold instrument sterilizer
  • 1 4.5 litre non-rusting germicidal solution for instrument tray
  • 1 chair suitable for treating injured worker with non-porous surface or covered with non-porous material
  • 1 portable urinal, if overnight care may be required
  • 1 bedpan, if overnight care may be required