Nunavut

Nunavut Safety Regulations

Nunavut’s Safety Regulations are based on the type of workplace and the number of employees in the workplace. These regulations are based on the requirements set by the Northwest Territories. Please read through the safety regulations to determine the type of First Aid training and safety equipment required for your Nunavut workplace. There are a variety of first aid kits recommended for all different size work places.

Download the General Requirements here

Download the Mine Requirements here

Number of Workers per shift Workplaces
Close (Less than 20 mins to a medical facility) Isolated (More than 2 hours to a medical facility or air travel required)
1-3
  • N.V. Level 1 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • N.V. Level 1 Kit (Minimum – 1)
4-5
  • N.V. Level 1 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • N.V. Level 1 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 1 Standard First Aider/shift
6-9
  • N.V. Level 1 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 1 First Aid Multi-Media qualified worker/shift
  • N.V. Level 2 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 1 Standard First Aider/shift
10-15
  • N.V. Level 1 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 1 Standard First Aider/shift
  • N.V. Level 2 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift
16-19
  • N.V. Level 2 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 1 Standard First Aider/shift
  • N.V. Level 2 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift
20-49
  • N.V. Level 2 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift
  • N.V. Level 3 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • Dressing Station
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift plus 1 Standard First Aider/shift for each addition 15 workers
50-74
  • N.V. Level 2 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift plus 1 Standard First Aider for each additional 10 workers
  • N.V. Level 3 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • Extra dressings & bandages in proportion for more than 50 workers
  • Dressing Station
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift plus 1 Standard First Aider/shift for each addition 15 workers
75 or more
  • N.V. Level 2 Kits (Minimum – 2)
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift plus 1 Standard First Aider for each additional 10 workers
  • N.V. Level 3 Kit (Minimum – 1)
  • Extra dressings & bandages in proportion for more than 50 workers
  • First Aid Room
  • 2 Standard First Aiders/shift plus 1 Standard First Aider/shift for each addition 15 workers
  • 1 First Aid Attendant/shift
Offices/schools/stores
  • 1 First Aid Multi-Media qualified worker/shift

Download Inspection Forms & Stickers for Nunavut First Aid Kits

First Aid Kit Inspection Form Inspection Sticker
Nunavut Level 1 Inspection Form Inspection Sticker
Nunavut Level 2 Inspection Form Inspection Sticker
Nunavut Level 3 Inspection Form Inspection Sticker
Nunavut First Aid Room Inspection Form Inspection Sticker
**  Inspection Stickers should be printed on Shipping Labels (5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″)

Requirements for First Aid supplies for each Nunavut Regulation Kit


First Aid Supplies

No. 1  Kit

No. 2  Kit

No. 3  Kit

First Aid Room
Abdominal Pad (20cm x 25cm/8″ x 10″) 4 6
Accident Record Book & Pen/Pencil 1 1 1
Ammonia Ampoules 20
Antiseptic Towelettes 6 12 12
Baking Soda 1
Bandages (2cm x 7.5cm/0.8″ x 3″) 75 150 50
Bandages (5cm x 7.5cm/2″ x 3″) 5 10 50
Bandages, Fingertip 10 20 50
Bandages, Knuckle 10 20 50
Basin, Emesis (200 ml) 1
Basin, Wash 1
Binocular Magnifier with Head Strap 1
Blanket (102.5cm x 180cm/41″ x 72″) 3 1
Burn Dressings 12 9
Butterfly Closures (Assorted) 20
Cabinet, Metal (46cm x 69cm x 22cm) 1
Calamine Lotion (250 ml) 2
Cold Pack, Instant 3
Compress Bandage (5cm x 5cm/2″ x 2″) 6
Compress Bandage (7.5cm x 7.5cm/3″ x 3″) 6
Compress Bandage (10cm x 10cm/4″ x 4″) 1 1 6
Compress Bandage (10cm x 15cm/4″ x 6″) 1 1 1
Compress Bandage (15cm x 15cm/6″ x 6″) 5
Cot Rollaway Foam Mattress (75cm/30″) 1
CPR-Aid Rescuer Device, Single Use 2 2 1
Dettol or other antiseptic 1
Esmarch Bandage (7.5cm x 1.5m/3″ x 1.5yd) 2
Eye Cup 1
Eye Dropper (7.5cm/3″) 1 3
Eye Loop and Magnet 1
Eye Pad, Oval, Sterile 2 6 6
Eye Shield 1 2
Eyewash Solution (250 ml) 1
First Aid Pocket Guide, Bilingual 1 1 1
Forceps, Dressing 1
Forceps, Straight Mosquito (12.4cm/5″) 1
Forceps, Straight Splinter 1 1 2
Gauze Compress (90cm x 90cm/36″ x 36″) 1 5 5
Gauze Pads (5cm x 5cm/2″ x 2″) 12
Gauze Pads (7.5cm x 7.5cm/3″ x 3″) 6 6 6
Gauze Rolls (2.5cm x 4.5m/1″ x 5yd) 6 6
Gauze Rolls (5cm x 4.5m/2″ x 5yd) 6 10 10
Gauze Sponges (7.5cm x 7.5cm/3″ x 3″) 48
Gloves, Disposable (Pair) 5 5 5
Guedal Style Airway Device, Disposable 6
Hot Water Bottle 2
Instrument Tray Cover 1
Instrument Tray Perforated 1
Instrument Tray (32.5 x 17.5 x.6.5cm) 1
Kettle 1
Lamp, Magnifying (Portable) 1
Nail Brush 1 1 1
N.V. No. 2 First Aid Kit 1
Oxygen Therapy Unit 1
Paper Towel, Sheets 120
Pillow, Foam 1
Pillowcases (Disposable) 100
Polysporin Eye Cream (3.5g) 6
Refuse Pail & Cover 1
Rescuer Device (with O2-inlet) or Bag Valve Mask 1
Safety Pins, Assorted 12 12 12
Salt (1 kg) 1
Sand Bags 2
Scalpel (Disposable) Size 10 (10/Box) 1
Scissors 1 1 1 1
Sheets, Disposable 50
Soap, Green 1 8
Splint Padding 2
Splints, Wire 1 2
Splints, Wooden, Assorted Sizes 6
Stretcher, Pole, Single Fold 1
Support Bandage, Elastic (7.5cm x 4.5m/3″ x 5yd) 1 3 6
Tape, Cloth (1.25cm x 2.3m/.5″ x 2.5yd) 1 1 1
Tape, Cloth (2.5cm x 4.5m/1″ x 5yd) 1 1 2
Tape Remover, Adhesive (250ml) 2
Thermometer (Celcius/Fahrenheit) 1
Thermos Bottle 1
Tongue Depressors 12
Treatment Chair (with arm rests) 1
Triangular Bandage with Pins 2 3 12
Vinegar 1
Ziplock Bags 2