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What would be the best items to have in a home first aid kit?

A: can''t live without neosporin! The most important thing you can do prior to putting together a first aid kit is getting trained in basic first aid and CPR. There is no point having supplies that you wouldn''t know how to use in case of an emergency. Another important thing is to assess the situation. If it''s a minor incident, then FA kicks in. If you think you may be over your head, then consider seeking medical help. Remember, if the person is facing a LIFE THREATENING emergency, call 9-1-1 first, and then start your FA/CPR efforts. Generally, it is good to have the following basics: Band-aid of various sizes; Gauze - both the flat...


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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...


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osha first aid kits in the dental office

A: Tina, first let me say congratulations on your new assignment!  Secondly let me say, please do not fall for any sales job from anyone trying to sell you an "OSHA Approved" first aid kit. This is because 1) OSHA never approves anything and 2) they have never stated what they expect to see in first aid kits in specific work settings, much less a dentist office.  I can provide you with a listing of required contents for 1st aid kits on a logging operation.  OSHA has specifically stated that the folowing supplies must be available on this type of jobsite.  Here"s what they...
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What Should be in a first aid Kit?

A: Injuries can happen at home or away from home at any time whether during an auto accident, in the event of a natural disaster, or as a result of other threats. If so, it is important to have a fully-stocked first aid kit readily available. One first aid kit must always remain in the home, and the other first aid kit is perfect for the car. The first aid kit for the home should be in a clean, large container that is simple to open and easy to transport. If it is too bulky or too hard to open, it could be detrimental if a significant injury occurs. By having it be large and roomy, it is easy...


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How to Make a first aid Kit in 5 Steps

A: You already know how important first aid can be to provide initial treatment in case of accidents or falling ill. In addition to your knowledge having a well stocked first aid kit can prove to be extremely useful. You can either purchase readymade kits from stores or can make one to include all the list of medicines as approved by the Red Cross. Alternatively you customize a kit to suit your own particular needs. The following 5 steps will guide you build a first aid kit for yourself. * Container: You must choose a suitably sized sturdy plastic container which must be waterproof to protect its contents should it get...


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What Should be in an Office first aid Kit?

A: Office environments do not usually engender serious accidents, so stocking an office first aid kit is not difficult. When stocking a first aid kit for the office, concentrate on what people are going to need most often. Office injuries are usually minor, including paper cuts, steam burns from the microwave, an occasional scalding from the office coffee pot and the like. What will be needed most often are over-the-counter medications and small personal grooming instruments such as tweezers. Medical items in the first aid kit should include: latex-free adhesive bandages in various sizes, antibiotic ointment, isopropyl alcohol, hydrogen...


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What are the Most Important Supplies to Keep in a Home first aid Kit?

A: To cover all bases, you can get a complete first aid kit in a store - much cheaper than buying all accessories separately. Yes, keep one in the car as well. You just never know - always good to be prepared. SORRY for double posting, but here''s a better version of my answer: The most important thing you can do prior to putting together a first aid kit is getting trained in basic first aid and CPR. There is no point having supplies that you wouldn''t know how to use in case of an emergency. Another important thing is to assess the situation. If it''s a minor incident, then FA kicks in. If you think you may be over your head, then...


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Could someone help me acquire a decent first aid kit please?

A: I would also say the red cross website as you know any profit will be spent in a decent way, Either that or make up one of your own ,mine is in a plastic kitchen tub. you will need wipes, plasters, gauze, tweezers, gloves(if any one else needs treatment) thermometer, safety pins, sterile dressings, bandages, tape. I can''t think of anything else off the top of my head. Go to Boots the Chemists, they always stock first aid kits I would think that most larger drugstores would probably carry them already assembled. If you would like to make one yourself, here''s a good site with information. http://www.essortment.com/all/firstaidkites_rsfx.htm I would definitely make...


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What should be kept in a first-aid kit for emergencies?

A: a flare gun, an assault rifle preferably AK-47, and condoms Chocolate WATER Do a search on the web for first-aid supplies. It will give you a list of items to put in your first-aid kit depending on where you are going to keep it..for instance a back-packing trip will have different items than a home first-aid kit or a kit to carry in your car. Different situations--different first-aid kits..Try your local Red Cross for information. They should be able to give you a general list for your personal first-aid kit. band

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What should I have in a first aid kit for my home, car, and purse?

A: Just go to Walmart and buy their first aid kit. It will have everything you need. Most kits comes with the essentials needed. Check with your local Ambulance Service and they will be able to advise you more. Anything really serious, unless you have a certain life threatening condition, should acquire medical help. By life threatening I mean allergic to bee stings and such things. The bigger the kit, the more you get. Purse, band-aid and Aspirin. Hope you find what''s best for your needs. flashlight,batteries, bandaid, disinfectant, gouse pads, snacks, jack, can opener, screw driver, pepper mase, phone card(need to refill regurlary), extra cash, picture or ide,...


 
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