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New OHSA first aid Kits requirements

A: BE CAREFUL what you hear and see from suppliers of safety equipment.  OSHA has not and will not specify what must be in each forst aid kit, as they feel it is a case-by-case basis as to what should be in the kit.  In a letter of interpreation, dated 4/18/2002, OSHA states the following as to the contents of first aid kits... Question 1: How does the ANSI standard Z308.1-1998 relate to 29 CFR 1910.151(b)? In a non-industrial workplace (for example, a corporate office) where employees perform administrative duties and there are no specific employment-related injuries anticipated, would a kit matching the ANSI standard be sufficient for compliance with 29 CFR 1910.151(b)? Reply: Paragraph (b) of 29 CFR...
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Explaine the importance of having a first aid traning.?

A: do your own homework!! shame on you!! Believe me the first time you have to use it on someone you really care about, you''ll experience the importance!! Nothing like saving the live of someone you love, just as theirs nothing like seeing the smile on peoples faces when you''ve help one of their loved ones! If you''ve got the time, GO FOR IT!! The other answers are very true. Also first aid training helps you treat yourself in case you are sick or injured. Being a volunteer fire fighter i can tell you that it is very important to have first aid cause you never know when there will be a day that you are first on scene...


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Question about first-aid?

A: well you cant prevent accident from happening..... i suggest you just buy some first aid kit or box in the stores......just a few bucks.....worth buying for.... What I would suggest is you take a first aid course. yeah uh band-aids, anti-biatics, bug repealnt, gauze, tape, ok make it easy on ya go to the store and buy one of every first aid medical supply ya can find hunny might be cheaper to just buy a first aid kit...comes in all sizes and pretty affordable. you should buy a first aid kit..... it will have everything...


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What Should I Look for in first aid Kits?

A: In times of medical crisis, well-stocked first aid kits can help stop bleeding, cleanse wounds, stabilize injuries and provide instant pain relief. Poorly constructed first aid kits, on the other hand, may provide an assortment of bandages or antiseptics but little else. Having proper first aid kits in your home, car, or place of employment can make a medical emergency much more manageable until trained health care workers arrive. But what should these ideal first aid kits contain, and what items can be left out without compromising safety? first of all, quality

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How Do I Improve My first aid Skills?

A: Many people know a little bit about first aid, or what to do first when injury or other emergencies arise. This cursory knowledge isnít always adequate in true emergencies, and many are interested in increasing first aid skills, so that they would really be able to help if a loved one or a stranger was injured or suddenly became gravely ill. There are many ways people can improve knowledge in this subject. Those people uninterested in getting any type of certification could begin by studying free online resources that explain the basic details of first aid. Such resources are found through online sites like the Mayo...


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What Is the Difference Between CPR and first aid?

A: CPR and first aid are definitely related topics. It could be said that first aid is the more general of the two, and training in first aid might include instructions and practice on how to respond to a variety of medical emergencies that could be posing threat to life or to a part of a personís body. One such medical emergency could be cessation of breathing or heartbeat, and the appropriate response in this case might be to administer CPR. Thus CPR can be seen as a type of first aid response. There can be differences in the amount of first...


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What Are the Different Types of first aid Supplies?

A: An organized container of first aid supplies is a necessity at home, particularly if there are young children present. However, itís also a good idea to keep a few basic first aid supplies in the car since you might get a cut while changing a tire or simply reaching into the glove compartment. For that matter, who hasnít experienced a painful paper cut at school or the office? Wherever you and your loved ones spend a good deal of time, you''ll want to be able to handle these and other unexpected minor emergencies. That''s it''s important to learn about the different types of first aid supplies available and those usually needed most often. ...


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What Are the Different Types of first aid Products?

A: It is a good idea to keep a first aid kit in all of the places that you regularly spend time. To be on the safe side, keep a first aid kit at home, at work, and in your car. Also, if you spend a great deal of time outdoors, it is a very good idea to keep a first aid kit in your backpack or satchel. You can purchase a complete first aid kit at most drug stores. However, it is quite easy to put one together on your own. Typical first aid products include a disinfectant such as rubbing alcohol or swabs that have been soaked and packaged in...


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Why Do I Need first aid Training?

A: This is quite a common question put forth by many people. And you cannot blame them. After all, it is not every day that you come across an emergency where a single step can be the difference between life and death. However, when these rare and unfortunate situations do crop up, lack of first aid knowledge can really pinch. While you could have been saving a life or helping out a person who is badly injured or sick, you are rendered helpless due to the lack of first aid. The fact of the matter is that each one of us absolutely needs first aid. first aid training is all about situational...


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Can you do first aid and how old are you?

A: I Was A Certified National Registry first Responder EMT At Age 13 I Am A National Registry Paramedic At Age 22 You sure can. Many Babysitting program offer 1st aid course. Look into it at your local hospital. I''m 22 and I can do first aid. I''m a first aid and BLS-CPR instructor here in our country and at the same time I''m also a registered nurse. yep i can im 17 iv done sevral 1st aid courses including mountain first aid and child first aid and i course at school i have 2 have a valied 1st

 
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