Mar 30, 2017
Facilities have job-specific liabilities when it comes to their first aid requirements. Many work related injuries can be appropriately addressed through first aid response, making your compliance to purchasing the required quantity, correct supplies and keeping your cabinet inventory fully stocked critical to protecting workers and your level of risk.
Recently updated ANSI Standard Z308.1 mandates the minimum requirements based on your workplace level of risk. It can however, be challenging to fully understand which first aid tier you need to purchase supplies in accordance with.
I located this comprehensive article that will guide you through maintaining a compliant first aid cabinet. In reading this article you will gain imperative knowledge regarding:
Maintaining first aid supply quantity and inventory will help improve your facility’s compliance and most importantly, protect your workers. Corporate United partner Cintas can aid your facility in being ready for the unexpected, through compliance training and servicing first aid and safety supplies. The best-in-class program will ensure your facility is equipped with the right supplies for your specific requirements and maintain your first aid inventory.
Contact CU to asses which first aid tier is right for your facility and how to increase your compliance.
Megan Urbas: Category Manager - Facilities at Corporate United
Megan is responsible for Category Management within the Facilities vertical. In this role, she serves as a category manager for Uniform & Facility Services, Fire Protection, First Aid & Safety, Branded Apparel, Total Waste Management, Material Handling and Small Parcel Solutions agreements. She works cross-functionally with stakeholders and suppliers to provide ongoing program support and implementation on existing and new growth categories. She also serves as a key advocate for Corporate United supplier relationships.