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close this bookThe Organization of First Aid in the Workplace (ILO, 1999, 70 p.)
close this folder3. Responsibilities and participation
close this folder3.1. Responsibilities of the employer
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View the document3.1.1. Equipment, supplies and facilities
View the document3.1.2. Human resources
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3.1.1. Equipment, supplies and facilities


Equipment to rescue the victim at the site of the accident so as to prevent further harm (e.g. in the case of fires, gasing, electrocution).


First-aid boxes, first-aid kits or similar containers, with a sufficient quantity of the materials and appliances required for the delivery of basic first aid.


Specialized equipment and supplies which may be required in enterprises presenting specific or unusual risks at work.


An adequately identified first-aid room or a similar facility where first aid can be administered.


Provision of means of evacuation and emergency transportation of the injured persons to the first-aid facility or the sites, where further medical care is available.


Means of giving an alarm and communicating an alert.