A1. Contents of first aid kits
|Kit A||Kit B||Kit C||Contents|
|2||1||1||Adhesive plastic dressing strips, sterile, packets of 50|
|1||1||-||Adhesive dressing tape/micropore, 2.5 cm x 5 cm|
|2||1||1||Small bags, plastic, for amputated parts|
|2||1||1||Medium bags, plastic, for amputated parts|
|2||1||-||Large bags, plastic, for amputated parts|
|6||2||-||Dressing, non-adherent, sterile, 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm|
|6||2||-||Dressing, non-adherent, sterile, 10cm x 10cm|
|3||2||-||Sterile combine pressure dressing pad – small|
|3||2||-||Sterile combine pressure dressing pad – large|
|5||2||-||Eye pads, sterile|
|4||2||2||Packet of 5 sterile gauze swabs|
|3||1||1||Elastic crepe bandage 7.5 cm|
|3||1||1||Elastic crepe bandage 5cm|
|3||1||1||Broad pressure bandage (for bites etc) 10cm|
|3||1||1||Broad pressure bandage (for bites etc) 15cm|
|3||1||1||Gauze bandages, 5 cm|
|3||1||-||Gauze bandages, 7.5 cm|
|2||2||1||Triangular bandage sterile (for burns)|
|10||4||2||Gloves, disposable, single|
|1||1||1||Rescue blanket, silver space|
|12||12||12||Safety pins, assorted sizes|
|1||1||-||Splinter forceps, stainless steel|
|10||5||5||Sterile lancets – splinter probes|
|10||6||4||Sterile saline solution, 30 ml single use ampoules or sachets|
|1||1||-||Kidney dish small|
|2||1||-||Ice Pack (in nearest freezer)|
|1||1||1||Ice pack (chemical)|
|1||1||1||First-aid pamphlet (as issued by the St John Ambulance or the Australian Red Cross Society, or any other first-aid pamphlet approved by the Co-ordinator)|
|2||2||2||First Aid Treatment Record Forms|
|2||2||2||Incident Report on line|
Remote location or exclusion kits also contain:
|3||Sterile combine pressure dressing pads - large|
|10||Sterile saline solution, 30 ml single use ampoules or sachets|
|25||Disposable hand wipes|
|25||Gloves, disposable, single|
|Notebook and pencils|
|Plastic bags for waste|
Kit A is intended for workplaces (other than factories and construction sites) at which 100 or more persons work.
Kit B is intended for workplaces (other than factories and construction sites) at which fewer than 100 and more than 10 people work.
Kit C is intended for workplaces (other than factories and construction sites) at which 10 or fewer persons work. A type C kit would be suitable for most University vehicles.
N.B. Kits may contain additional items as long as these are FIRST AID items only, such as additional bandages and swabs, endothermic ice-packs for treating minor sprains and strains, etc.
Every first aid kit should include disposable CPR masks. These masks are designed to provide protection against possible infection risks in resuscitation.
Kits should not contain medicines of any kind. This includes headache preparations, and multiple use lotions, creams or other preparations, the sterility of which cannot be maintained.