First Aid and CPR in the Workplace Ontario

All employers who are subject to the occupational Health and Safety Act must comply with Regulation 1101 under section 3 of the Workplace Safety and Insurance act. The regulation states that each employer is obligated to provide in the workplace. The WSIB requires different levels of training and equipment based on the size of the workplace.

Number of workers (per shift)


Less than 5 St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid *
6 to 15 St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid *
16-200 St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid *

*or equivalent

 First Aid kits required in the workplace:

Number of workers (per shift)

First aid kit

Less than 5 Number 1 industrial
6 to 15 Number 2 industrial
16-200 Number 3 industrial*

*plus additional equipment for First Aid Room

 How long is the class? An emergency First Aid Class should be a minimum of 6.5 in-class time and a standard First Aid with CPR is a minimum 13 hours of in- class time.

If you have any questions about the standards of First aid training, please contact our office.