Draft Details

Designation:CSA Z1210
Contact name:Lina Lopez
Review start date:Oct 18, 2023
Review end date:Dec 17, 2023
Contact email:bradyn.lawrenson(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

This Standard sets out the minimum requirements for a workplace first aid training program, and provides guidance on, the curriculum and quality management for first aid training agencies.

0.1 Inclusions

This Standard applies to the minimum requirements and guidance for a workplace first aid training program, that are intended to apply to

a) program design and development;

b) competency levels by topic and for each workplace first aid training level; and

c) quality management requirements.

0.2 Exclusions

This Standard does not apply to first aid programs that are intended for

a) general interest in first aid training;

b) workplace first aid instructor training;

c) specialty first aid training  programs, where specific legislation applies; and

d) mental health first aid programs.

1) Additional industry-specific regulatory requirements might apply.

2)Examples of specialty first aid training programs can be but are not limited to specific environments such as marine, mining, transportation, aviation, aquatics, school buses.

0.3 Terminology

In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

0.4 Units of measure

The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.

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