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Purchase your Workplace First Aid with Compliance in Mind

Posted by Megan Urbas on March 30, 2017


Facilities have job-specific liabilities when it comes to their first aid requirements. Many work related injuries can be appropriately addressed through first aid response, making your compliance to purchasing the required quantity, correct supplies and keeping your cabinet inventory fully stocked critical to protecting workers and your level of risk.

CALCULATING THE TRUE COST OF SAFETY COMPLACENCY IN YOUR OPERATION

IS YOUR FIRST AID CABINET COMPLIANT?

Recently updated ANSI Standard Z308.1 mandates the minimum requirements based on your workplace level of risk. It can however, be challenging to fully understand which first aid tier you need to purchase supplies in accordance with.

I located this comprehensive article that will guide you through maintaining a compliant first aid cabinet. In reading this article you will gain imperative knowledge regarding:

  • The scope of updated ANSI Standard Z308.1
  • What this standard means for your facility
  • What employers should do to maintain compliance
  • First Aid tier types
  • Minimum First Aid requirements to guide your purchasing decisions

PROTECT FROM INJURIES AND NONCOMPLIANCE

Maintaining first aid supply quantity and inventory will help improve your facility’s compliance and most importantly, protect your workers. Corporate United partner Cintas can aid your facility in being ready for the unexpected, through compliance training and servicing first aid and safety supplies. The best-in-class program will ensure your facility is equipped with the right supplies for your specific requirements and maintain your first aid inventory.

Contact CU to asses which first aid tier is right for your facility and how to increase your compliance.

Topics: Facilities, Cintas, First Aid and Safety

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