Evaluations & Assessments
OSHA Handbook for Small Businesses Check List
Medical Services and First Aid
- Is there a hospital, clinic, or infirmary for medical care in proximity of your workplace?
- If medical and first-aid facilities are not in proximity of your workplace, is at least one employee on each shift currently qualified to render first aid?
- Have all employees who are expected to respond to medical emergencies as part of their work*
- received first-aid training
- had hepatitis B vaccination made available to them
- had appropriate training on procedures to protect them from bloodborne pathogens, including universal precautions
- have available and understand how to use appropriate personal protective equipment to protect against exposure to bloodborne diseases?
- Where employees have had an exposure incident involving bloodborne pathogens, did you provide an immediate post exposure medical evaluation and followup?
- Are medical personnel readily available for advice and consultation on matters of employees' health?
- Are emergency phone numbers posted?
- Are first-aid kits easily accessible to each work area, with necessary supplies available, periodically inspected and replenished as needed?
- Have first-aid kit supplies been approved by a physician, indicating that they are adequate for a particular area or operation?
- Are means provided for quick drenching or flushing of the eyes and body in areas where corrosive liquids or materials are handled?
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