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OSHA's First-Aid Requirements: FAQs – Answered!

Mar 30, 2022

Sponsored by J.J. Keller


Sponsored by J.J. Keller. A workplace first-aid program is part of a comprehensive safety and health management system. OSHA’s requirements for employers to provide access to first aid and emergency medical care seem straight forward, but as always, the problems are with details. Join us to review those details and takeaway practical guidance to help you improve your program.

What You Will Learn

  • Review the types and quantities of first-aid supplies required
  • Discuss whether you can rely on outside emergency medical help, or you must have trained employees on site
  • Review whether you must you have an automated external defibrillator (AED) available, and if so, the requirements you must meet
  • Discuss other top FAQs

Mark Stromme, Senior Editor – EHS
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Mark Stromme_SMALLMark Stromme joined J. J. Keller in 1994. As an EHS senior editor, he specializes in OSHA general industry and construction safety supporting the topics of electrical safety, material handling, excavation and trenching, facility security, fall protection, confined space and many others. He is an authorized outreach trainer for construction and has written dozens of articles for safety trade publications.

Ray Chishti, Editor – EHS
J. J. Keller & Associates Inc.

Ray_Chishti_SMALLRay Chishti joined J. J. Keller in 2017 as a workplace safety editor. He has 15 years of occupational safety and health experience in various industries, including EPC projects, construction, railway, fossil fuel power plants, gas distribution and transmission, electrical transmission and retail. His experience includes positions within law enforcement as a police officer and fraud specialist. He holds a B.A. in Law Enforcement, an M.B.A. and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) with a certificate in occupational safety and health. Chishti’s training includes certifications as a construction and general industry OSHA outreach Instructor, root-cause analysis, and basic first aid, CPR and AED use.


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