DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
CONSTRUCTION SAFETYAND HEALTH STANDARD
Filed with the secretary of state on July 7, 2021
These rules take effect immediately upon filing with the secretary of state unless
adopted under section 33, 44, or 45a(9) of the administrative procedures act of 1969,
1969 PA 306, MCL 24.233, 24.244, or 24.245a. Rules adopted under these sections
become effective 7 days after filing with the secretary of state.
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of labor and economic
opportunity by sections 19 and 21 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act,
1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1019 and 408.1021, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos.
1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, 2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025,
445.2030, and 125.1998)
R 408.40132 of the Michigan Administrative Code is amended, as follows:
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD
PART 1. GENERAL RULES
R 408.40132. Medical services and first aid.
Rule 132. (1) An employer shall ensure the availability of medical personnel for
advice and consultation on matters of occupational health.
(2) Before beginning a project, provision must be made for prompt medical attention
in case of serious injury.
(3) A person who has a valid certificate in first aid training shall be present at the
worksite to render first aid. A certificate is valid if the requirements necessary to obtain
the certificate for first aid training meet or exceed the requirements of the United States
Bureau of Mines, the American Red Cross, the guidelines for basic first aid training
programs, or equivalent training.
(4) Where a remote location or a single employee worksite exists, an employer shall
provide a written plan that includes alternate methods of assuring available treatment for
employees at a remote location or single-employee worksite. The plan must be
communicated to all affected employees.
(5) An employer must assure that there are first aid supplies at each jobsite and that
the supplies are readily accessible.
(6) The contents of a first aid kit shall be sealed in individual packages, stored in a
weatherproof container, and checked by an employer or designated person before being
sent out on each job and at least weekly on each job to ensure that expended items are
April 8, 2021