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First Aid Building

NSW Work Cover requirements are for a first aid room to be established, should 100 workers, or more, be engaging in a high risk work place.

IPB’s code compliant 1st aid building facilities include an external metal clad door with a minimum width of 1.0m, for stretcher access. A security steel lock box is also fixed to the external door, for client lock up purposes.

All IPB first aid facilities are stocked with, as standard:

  • Sink & cupboard unit
  • Auto boiling unit, wall mounted
  • Bar fridge
  • Microwave unit
  • Reverse cycle air conditioner for heating, cooling and ventilation purposes
  • 10 amp double GPO’s for appliances
  • Electric hot water system
  • Hot and cold taps
  • 900 mm (h) x 1200 mm (w) aluminium sliding glass windows with flyscreens and security Amplimesh screens fitted
  • Twin fluorescent 36 watt lighting, complete with diffusers fitted
  • Wall mounted overhead lockable storage cabinets
  • First aid signage to the building’s entrance door
  • Privacy screen, retractable type, to the examination area of the building.
  • Office desk with drawers
  • Office chair and a visitor chair
  • Examination couch, with a waterproof surface
  • Notice boards and white boards are fixed to the wall linings, for site safety information notices
  • Minimum appropriate floor area being 14 square metres, as a guide

Other on site considerations that the client will need to provide and maintain, as part of your projects workforce safety requirements, as outlined by NSW Work Cover:

  • First aid kit appropriate for your workplace
  • Hygienic hand cleanser and disposable paper towels
  • Examination lamp complete with a magnifier
  • Container complete with disposable lining for soiled waste
  • Container for the safe disposable of sharps
  • Bowl, or bucket, with a minimum two litres capacity
  • Telephone and/or emergency call system
  • Names and contact details of first aider’s and emergency organisations