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WAC 296-32-22515

First aid.

This section is designed to assure that all employees in this state are afforded quick and effective first-aid attention in the event of an on-the-job injury.
(1) For fixed locations, the employer must make sure that first-aid trained personnel are available to provide prompt first aid. Designated first-aid trained personnel must have a valid first-aid certificate.
(2) For field work involving two or more employees at a work location, at least two trained persons holding a valid first-aid and CPR certificate shall be available.
(3) Employees working alone must have basic first-aid training and hold a valid first-aid certificate.
(4) The first-aid kits and supplies requirements of the safety and health core rules, WAC 296-800-15020, apply within the scope of this chapter.
(5) When practical, a poster must be fastened and maintained either on or in the cover of each first-aid kit and at or near all phones plainly stating the worksite address or location, and the phone numbers of emergency medical responders for the worksite.
(6) All vehicles used to transport an employee or work crews must be equipped with first-aid supplies.
Note:
A valid first-aid certificate can be in an electronic form.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 17-20-069, ยง 296-32-22515, filed 10/2/17, effective 1/1/18.]
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