To harmonize first aid safety legislation across Canada, amendments to First Aid in the Northwest Territories Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations will come into effect as of January 1, 2021.
Updates for legislative changes in Nunavut will be announced as information becomes available.
What is important to know?
- First aid training providers need to update their training and training materials for January 1, 2021.
- Employers have one year to use and update first aid kits at their work sites, the deadline is January 1, 2022.
- First aid certification remains valid until the expiry date on valid First Aid Certification.
Approved first aid training providers can help your business meet your business’ training needs, and first aid kit needs. For a list of approved training providers, visit our First Aid Training page.
The WSCC has developed resources to help your business navigate these changes. If you have any questions about the resources below, contact us today by email, or by calling 1 (800) 661-0792.
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