Medical and First Aid

Standards

Medical and first aid services are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to medical and first aid.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart K - Medical and First Aid

1910.151, Medical services and first aid.

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1910 Subpart R - Special Industries

1910.266, Logging operations. See paragraph (d)(2) for information related to First-aid kits. See Appendix A for information related to First-aid kits (Mandatory). See Appendix B for information related to First-aid and CPR training (Mandatory).

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1910.269, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. See paragraph (b) for information related to Medical services and first aid.

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1910 Subpart T - Commercial Diving Operations

1910.421, Pre-dive procedures.

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Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
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1915 Subpart F

1915.87, Medical services and first aid.

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1917 Subpart B - Marine Terminal Operations

1917.26, First aid and lifesaving facilities.

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1918 Subpart I

1918.97, First aid and lifesaving facilities. (See Appendix V of this part).

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Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart C - General Safety and Health Provisions

1926.23, First aid and medical attention.

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1926 Subpart D

1926.50, Medical services and first aid.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

Additional Directives

Note: The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.