Figure 2: Stokes basket and other first aid supplied in rescue man basket.
Injuries to workers may worsen due to inadequate or delayed access to medial treatment.
Requirements and Example Solutions:
- If a first aid room and a qualified attendant are not close at hand, an adequate first aid kit and a qualified person to administer first aid must be available on the vessel. [29 CFR 1915.98(a) and (b)]
- A stokes basket or equivalent must be available when there are 10 or more employees working. [29 CFR 1915.98(d)]