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First Aid Requirements (CHARTS) – Alberta

(source: OHS Code – Alberta.ca)     Table 1: First aid requirements for low hazard work   Number of workers at work site per shift   Close work site (up to 20 minutes)   Distant work site (20 – 40 minutes)   Isolated work site (more than 40 minutes)   1   Type P First…
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First Aid Requirements (CHARTS) – British Columbia

(source: WorkSafeBC)   Table 1: Low risk of injury and that is more than 20 minutes surface travel time away from a hospital. Item Number of workers per shift Supplies, equipment, and facility Level of first aid certificate for attendant Transportation 1 1 Personal first aid kit 2 2-5 Basic first aid kit 3 6-30…
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ETV vs MTC vs Industrial Ambulance

Below are 3 definitions of vehicles used to transport injured workers on industrial work sites: Emergency Transport Vehicle (ETV) The vehicle should be capable of traversing the area it is intended to serve. It should have a minimum headroom of 1 metre (3.3 feet). It should provide protection from the natural elements and dust. It…
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WorkSafeBC stop usage orders on the Express Custom ETV units

Source: WFCA.ca WorkSafeBC stop usage orders on the Express Custom ETV unit were issued May 2019 and rescinded later in the fall. There is nothing prohibiting their use as the manufacturer contests a stop production order prohibiting their sale.   There are over 300 Express Custom ETV units in the field and the Parksville, B.C.…
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Top 5 Stethoscopes for Paramedics

If this is your first Stethoscope or if you are looking for an upgrade, below is a list of our top 5 picks for the best Stethoscope for Paramedics, EMTs and First Responders. A Quick Look at the Best Overall Stethoscopes   Raking Name Features Our Rating Best Overall 3M Littmann Classic III Tunable diaphragm…
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What is CMVSS and what do MTC / ETV units require for rollover protection?

If a vehicle is being used for transportation of injured workers the vehicle and any attachments must meet rollover requirements. Below you can find information regarding these requirements: What does CMVSS stand for? Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards   What does FMVSS stand for? Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (USA)   Where can I get…
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Studded Tire Regulations

Depending on which province you work in there are different regulations for studded tires across Canada.             Below is a chart of all the Provinces and their current regulations. Canada Province Studded Tire Regulations British Columbia Permitted Oct. 1 to Apr. 30 Alberta Permitted Year Round Saskatchewan Permitted Year Round…
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High Demand For EMTs And PCPs

In the past OFA3 and EMR personnel were the staple in first aid response. For low to medium risk work with less than 10 people, these personnel were deemed appropriate for the job at hand. Over the past year we’ve seen an increase request for higher level of training across all job sites in Alberta…
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The benefits of Renting an MTC

Ease Of Use If you have ever rented a vehicle from popular rental company such as Enterprise Rent-A-Car or Avis, you know how easy getting into a brand new vehicle can be. Within only minutes you are given the keys to reliable vehicle that will perform its job flawlessly and get you to where you…
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Tips for buying a used MTC

Used MTCs are a lot like used cars in terms of mechanical wear issues, but they also have the added complexity of the medical and electrical equipment in the rear patient compartment. Unlike the average vehicle, a lot of people will be depending on your MTC to function properly, and in many cases the situation…
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