First Aid Kit Regulations in Canada
As of December 1st, 2022, CSA Z1220 first aid kits are mandatory for the following provinces and territories:
- New Brunswick
- Prince Edward Island
- Northwest Territories
Alberta is converting to CSA Z1220 with a compliance deadline of March 31st, 2023. See CSA Alberta First Kit Conversion Chart.
Nova Scotia is the next province that has committed to adopting the CSA Z1220 Standard with a compliance deadline of June 13th, 2023. In Ontario, the Workplace Safety, and Insurance Board (WSIB) now accepts CSA Z1220 first aid kits. Workplaces have the option of supplying the Regulation 1101 first aid kit requirements or CSA Z1220 first Aid kits for the workplace.
*As of writing this, British Columbia has yet to adopt the CSA Z1210/Z1220 Standards.*