DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of labor and economic
opportunity by sections 14 and 24 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act,
1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014 and 408.1024, and Executive Reorganization Orders Nos.
1996-1, 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, 2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 330.3101, 445.2001,
445.2011, 445.2025, 445.2030, and 125.1998)
PART 472. MEDICAL SERVICES AND FIRST AID
R 325.47201 Medical services and first aid.
Rule 7201. (1) An employer shall ensure the ready availability of medical personnel
for advice and consultation on matters of plant health.
(2) An employer shall ensure that, in the absence of an infirmary, clinic, or hospital
in near proximity to the workplace which is used for the treatment of all injured
employees, a person or persons shall be adequately trained to render first aid. Adequate
first aid supplies shall be readily available.
(3) An employer shall ensure that suitable facilities for quick drenching or flushing
of the eyes and body are provided within the work area for immediate emergency use
when the eyes or body of any person may be exposed to injurious or corrosive materials.
(4) In areas where 911 emergency dispatch services are not available, the telephone
numbers of the physicians, hospitals, or ambulances shall be conspicuously posted.
(5) In areas where 911 emergency dispatch services are available and an employer
uses a communication system for contacting necessary emergency-medical service, the
employer must comply with subdivisions (a) and (b) subject to subdivision (c):
(a) Ensure that the communication system is effective in contacting the emergency-
(b) When using a communication system in an area that does not automatically
supply the caller’s latitude and longitude information to the 911 emergency dispatcher,
the employer must post in a conspicuous location at the worksite either of the following:
(i) The latitude and longitude of the worksite.
(ii) Other location-identification information that communicates effectively to
employees the location of the worksite.
(c) The requirement specified in subdivision (b) of this subrule does not apply to
worksites with a readily available telephone that has 911 emergency service that
automatically identifies the location of the caller.
History: 2001 AACS; 2014 AACS; 2021 MR 6, Eff. Mar 31, 2021.