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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • In every dock and on board every ship there shall be provided and maintained so as to be readily accessible during all working hours, sufficient number of first-aid boxes or cupboards:

    Provided that the distance of the nearest first-aid box or cupboard shall not be more than 200 metres from any working place.

  • Nothing except appliances or requisites for first-aid shall be kept in the boxes and cupboards. All such boxes and cupboards shall be so kept that they are protected against contamination by dust or other foreign matters and against penetration of moisture. They shall be kept in the charge of a responsible person who is trained in first-aid treatment and who shall always be readily available during working hours.
  • Each first-aid box or cupboard shall be distinctly marked "First-Aid" and shall be equipped with the articles specified in Schedule VI.