First Aid Kits
All of our first aid kits comply with the recommended contents specified by the Health and Safety Authority as outlined below.
What should be in a first aid box or travel kit?
The table below shows the recommended contents of first aid boxes and travel kits.
|Materials||First Aid Travel Kit Contents||First Aid BoxContents|
|1-10 persons||11-25 persons||26-50 persons*1|
|Sterile Eye Pads (No. 16) (bandage attached)||2||2||2||4|
|Individually Wrapped Triangular Bandages||2||2||6||6|
|Individually Wrapped Sterile Unmedicated Wound Dressings Medium (No. 8) (10 x 8cm’s)||1||2||2||4|
|Individually Wrapped Sterile Unmedicated Wound Dressings Large (No. 9) (13 x 9cm’s)||1||2||6||8|
|Individually Wrapped Sterile Unmedicated Wound Dressings Extra Large (No. 3) (28 x 17.5cm’s)||1||2||3||4|
|Individually Wrapped Disinfectant Wipes||10||10||20||40|
|Examination Gloves Pairs||3||5||10||10|
|Sterile water where there is no clear running water*2||2x20mls||1x500mls||2x500mls||2x500mls|
|Pocket Face Mask||1||1||1||1|
|Water Based Burns Dressing Small (10x10cm’s)*3||1||1||1||1|
|Water Based Burns Dressing Large*3||1||1||1||1|
|Crepe Bandage (7cm )||1||1||2||3|
*1: Where more than 50 persons are employed, pro-rata provision should be made.
*2: Where mains tap water is not readily available for eye irrigation, sterile water or sterile normal saline (0.9%) in sealed disposable containers should be provided. Each container should hold at least 20ml and should be discarded once the seal is broken. Eye bath/eye cups/refillable containers should not be used for eye irrigation due to risk of cross infection. The container should be CE marked.
*3: Where mains tap water is not readily available for cooling burnt area.