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Special-purpose Vessels Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2008-04-17 to 2023-06-06:

  •  (1) A first aid kit that contains the following shall be carried in a watertight container by one vessel out of every five or fewer vessels travelling together:

    • (a) 20 adhesive bandages;

    • (b) two sterile pads;

    • (c) one 10-cm × 4.5-m gauze bandage;

    • (d) one 7.5-cm × 4.5-m roller bandage;

    • (e) one triangular bandage, with a minimum base length of 100 cm, and two pins;

    • (f) one 1.25-cm × 4.5-m roll of adhesive first-aid tape;

    • (g) one pair of safety scissors;

    • (h) 60 mL of antiseptic wound solution and 10 disposable applicators, or 10 antiseptic swabs;

    • (i) a first aid manual;

    • (j) two pairs of latex examination gloves; and

    • (k) one resuscitation face shield.

  • (2) Every vessel shall carry a throw bag that has at least 15 m of buoyant line.

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