This document is intended to provide direction for development of the first aid/CPR program and related procedures.
This policy applies to all City of Toronto work locations and fleet vehicles.
Divisions are responsible for ensuring that there are sufficient first aid workstations or first aid rooms at their facilities. They must also maintain stocked first aid kits at all times.
Managers/supervisors are responsible for ensuring that an appropriate number of personnel are trained in first aid/CPR at those facilities under their jurisdiction.
Employees holding valid first aid certificates may be assigned the responsibility of inspecting and maintaining first aid work stations and first aid kits in vehicles.
Ambulance Division staff will have the primary responsibility for providing City of Toronto employees with first aid/CPR training and maintaining training records. Compliance with requirements of Regulation 1101, made under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, will be monitored as part of corporate occupational health and safety audits.
The City of Toronto will provide recognized first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation training to employees as specified by the requirements of Regulation 1101. The program will include training in safety awareness, injury and illness prevention, life saving concepts and the principles of emergency situations, as well as hazard recognition. The following are requirements of the first aid/CPR program:
First Aid Regulation (O. Reg. 1101/2000), made under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act,
Human Resources Directors
November 1, 1998
April 26, 2016
As legislation upon which policy is based is amended.