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How To Set Up Your First Aid Kit

30 Jan 2019 / by Claudine Fessey

Who needs a first aid kit?
Everyone should have a first aid kit.

As the name 'first aid' suggests it is the place you can go straight away when there has been an accident. Whether it is a small injury or something more concerning, having basic medical items on hand can be extremely important.

Your first aid kit should be available and stocked with the correct items at all times.

What should be in your first aid kit?

  • Bandaids
  • Small scissors 
  • Sterile eye dressings
  • Thermometer
  • Gloves
  • Safety pins
  • Tweezers
  • Gauze
  • Saline solution
  • Bandages
  • Small, medium and large combine dressing pads
  • A pen, paper and list of emergency numbers. 

We suggest putting the list of contacts (such as ambulance, family doctor, paediatrician etc.) on the inside lid of the first aid kit so it is not misplaced.

The great things about having this basic set of items at reach are that they are versatile products. In an emergency, you can use these items to suit the needs. For example, different gauzes, dressings, and bandages found in a first aid kit have various uses and are extremely handy to have on hand.

What storage container or cabinet should you use for a first aid kit?

We would suggest choosing from four products:

  1. First Aid Tool Box:first aid tool box
    With cantilever trays, the toolbox is suitable for storing multiple items that need to be separated in your kit. With the easy-grip handle you can move your first aid kit to wherever you need it.
  2. Clear Compartment Box:clear first aid box
    Clear lid for easy visibility and stock control of the first aid supplies. They come in over 17 different sizes so that you can find the perfect storage solution for your needs.

  3. First Aid Ezi-Pak:ezi-pak first aid case
    This versatile option comes with 21 compartments as standard but with removable dividers you can create larger storage areas as you need them. The Ezi-Pak allows for easy storage of small items such as swabs through to large items such as fire blankets.

  4. First Aid Cabinet:first aid boxes
    Come with either a knob or lock for safe storage. Comes in three sizes and is wall-mountable.

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Claudine Fessey

Written by Claudine Fessey

Marketing for Fischer Plastics