WSIB Workplace Qualifications

There is no minimum number of employees, under which you might be exempt from Regulation 1101. It applies to all companies, no matter how many employees.

For employers with 1 to 5 employees,

  • they must ensure that their first aid station is at all times in the charge of a trained worker who holds a valid Emergency First Aid certificate. They must also have immediate access to a first aid kit in their work area. The kit must contain the specific supplies as listed in the regulation.

For employers with 6 to 15 employees,

  • the trained employee must have Standard First Aid certificate  and must work in the immediate area of first aid kit that contains the specific supplies as listed in the regulation.

For employers with 16 to 200 employees,

Employers with more than 200 or more employees,

  • the employer must provide a first aid room in addition to the required Fist aid kit at each work area. This room must be in the charge of a registered nurse, or a worker holding a Standard First Aid certificate  or its equivalent, and who does not perform other work of a nature that is likely to affect adversely his/her ability to administer first aid.