Employment Act
(Chapter 91, Sections 93 and 139)
Employment (First-aid Equipment) Regulations1
1  Replaces Rg 3, 1990 Ed. (S 284/87).
Rg 3
G.N. No. S 419/1996

(15th June 1997)
[1st October 1996]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Employment (First-Aid Equipment) Regulations.
2.  In these Regulations, “place of employment” does not include a factory as defined in the Factories Act (Cap. 104).
Employer to provide first-aid equipment
3.—(1)  Subject to paragraph (2), an employer shall, for every 200 or less workmen employed by him, provide at the place of employment the following quantities and types of first-aid equipment:
(a)20 individually wrapped sterile adhesive dressings;
(b)one crepe bandage 5.0 cm;
(c)one crepe bandage 7.5 cm;
(d)absorbent gauze (one packet of 10 pieces);
(e)one adhesive plaster roll (1.25 cm width);
(f)4 triangular bandages;
(g)one pair of scissors;
(h)4 safety pins;
(i)2 pairs of disposable gloves;
(j)one one-way valve mask or mouth piece; and
(k)where tap water is not available, sterile water or saline in one 100 ml disposable container.
(2)  Where the place of employment is located in a building, an employer shall, for every 200 or less workmen employed by him on each floor of the building, provide on that floor the quantities and types of first-aid equipment referred to in paragraph (1).
Employer to ensure first-aid equipment provided in good and usable condition, etc
4.  The employer referred to in regulation 3 shall ensure that all first-aid equipment to be provided in accordance with that regulation are in good and usable condition and are replenished as soon as possible after use.
[G.N. No. S 419/96]