8. First aid must be provided on work sites in accordance with the First-aid Minimum Standards Regulation (chapter A-3.001, r. 10). In addition:
(1) one rigid stretcher must be available and placed near work sites where workers are concentrated;
(2) one backboard with straps, one head immobilizer, one rigid cervical collar and one blanket must be available at one or more places determined by the health and safety committee or, in the absence of such a committee, by the employer, in order to respond to emergencies;
(3) backboards, head immobilizers and rigid cervical collars must be used by a qualified person.
Despite subparagraphs 1 and 2, the employer may provide equipment that combines the characteristics and functions of the stretcher and backboard on work sites at one or more places determined by the health and safety committee or, in the absence of such a committee, by the employer.
O.C. 499-2013, s. 8; 56-2021O.C. 56-2021, s. 111.