Please refer to OHS Regulation 2001, to note the first aid room minimum requirements for certain types of workplaces.
Furniture and fittings:
Wash basin with hot and cold water supplies.
Cupboards for storage of medical requirements, dressings and linen.
Desk, work bench or dressing trolley.
Electric power points.
Lockable filing cabinet for storage of records.
Couch (waterproof surface) with blankets and pillows.
Moveable screen, suspended curtain, or a door that can close for privacy needs.
Stretcher, lifting frame or similar device for transporting patients.
A suitable container for safe disposal of needles or other sharp implements.
A suitable container fitted with disposable bag or liner for soiled dressings and gloves.
First aid kit appropriate to the workplace.
Sufficient supply of soap and disposable towels, trays, gloves and bowls.
Details of the first aid plan.
Names and contact numbers for first aiders, and external emergency organisations (e.g. 000, hospitals, Poisons Information Centre, local medical service).
Current edition of an occupational first aid handbook approved by WorkCover
Additional items or equipment may also be required, depending on the outcomes of the first aid assessment.
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