1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Railroad
  4. Article 3: Construction, Operation and Management


Section 77-A First-aid equipment on locomotives

Railroad (RRD)

It shall be unlawful to operate a locomotive outside the designated yard limits of any railroad in the state of New York unless said locomotive shall be equipped with a first-aid kit containing necessary emergency medical equipment and supplies.

  Said kit shall include as minimum supplies:

  1 roll of 1-inch wide gauze bandage -- minimum of 10 yards.

  1 roll of 1-inch wide adhesive tape -- minimum of 5 yards.

  1 package of absorbent gauze compresses, at least 3 inches by 3 inches -- minimum of 6 in number.

  At least 12 -- 1-inch individual sanitary band aids.

  Bottle of iodine or mercurochrome or tincture of methyolate, or an equivalent antiseptic, minimum of 1 ounce bottle.

  Minimum of 2 ounce bottle of smelling salts or six ampoules of spirits of ammonia.

  Minimum of 3 ounce bottle of a standard eye wash preparation, with necessary eye wash glass.

  Jar or tube of white petroleum jelly or unguentine for burns.

  All above material shall be packed in a suitable metal box or container and be sealed.

  Items, as used, should be replaced within twenty-four hours by properly designated railroad personnel and such kit resealed for future use. It shall be unlawful to remove or use any such first-aid kit, or any supplies contained in any such kit, for other than first-aid purposes. Violation of said provisions shall be punishable by a fine of not more than twenty-five dollars.