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To meet the requirements of the Health and Safety in Employment Act (1992):

1.3 – “All practicable steps” should be taken by employers (and others) to provide properly maintained first aid equipment
9.0 – First aid equipment is suitably marked and easily accessible
9.1 – Marking used should be a white cross on a green background
9.2 – There is at least one kit on each floor of a multi-level workplace
9.2 – An additional kit should be provided where there are more than 50 employees and every 50 employees thereafter
9.3 – It is essential that first aid equipment be checked regularly
9.3 – Items are to be replaced before the expiry date on the packets
9.2 – Each work vehicle should be provided with a first aid kit

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