Occupational Safety and Health in the federal jurisdiction has been consolidated under the Canada Labour Code. The jurisdiction of the Code covers the following interprovincial and international industries: railways, highway transport, telephone and telegraph systems, pipelines, canals, ferries, tunnels and bridges, shipping and shipping services, radio and television broadcasting and cable systems, airports, banks, and grain elevators licensed by the Canadian Grain Commission, and certain feed mills and feed warehouses, flour mills and grain seed cleaning plants. As well, the Occupational Safety and Health provisions of the Code cover: the federal public service and Crown corporations and agencies, employment in the operation of ships, trains and aircraft, and the exploration and development of petroleum on lands subject to federal jurisdiction.
Section 16.9(1) states that "A first aid room shall be provided where 200 or more employees are working at any time in a work place".
Every first aid station shall be:
Located at or near the work place;
Available and accessible during all working hours;
Inspected regularly and its contents maintained in a clean, dry and serviceable condition; and
Clearly identified by a conspicuous sign.