A first aid kit is a box, bag or pack that
holds supplies used to treat minor injuries including cuts, scrapes, burns,
bruises, and sprains. More elaborate first aid kits can also include survival
supplies, life-saving emergency supplies or convenience items like bug sting
wipes or cold & flu medicines.
Individuals who want to
prepare for medical emergencies or if they have an injury will want to have the
first aid supplies ready to use.
Benefits & Features
Having a first aid kit on site inspires
confidence in everyone in the office.
Your employees can go on with their work
without worrying about your ability to respond to an injury or a medical
emergency.In addition to having a first aid kit, you can earn the confidence of
your employees by:
Offering first aid training to everyone as part
of their safety training. This way, everyone learns the basics of responding to
Having a few people receive extensive first aid
training and certification. This way, workers are confident of receiving the
best emergency care possible as they wait for medical professionals.
Customising the first aid kit to your needs.
also ; A good first aid kit will have a selection of medication to help you
respond to different situations. A kit should have both
preventative and remedial
medication, such as:
Pain relief medication
Cold relief medication
Antihistamine liquid or tablets
cream or ointment