Maintaining at least one disaster first aid kit in your home is not only useful to you but also to everyone in the family . I ought to say you need to have one in your automobile too, especially when vacationing.
Emergency First Aid Kit Checklist It is essential that every home be prepared to fight emergencies each time they occur. This calls for readiness since emergencies do not give a signal of when they are going to come. At least one emergency first aid kit should be available in each home. But it will be a good idea if you have several first aid kits and that everybody is familiar with where it is located. The first aid kit should be designed in such a way that it is waterproof and very light to carry around. Each time you are planning to go for a trip, plan also to carry along a first aid bag that is well stocked. A first aid checklist will provide you with the necessary information on what to put in the first aid kit so as to make one of your own. However the contents of the first aid kit will totally depend with where you are going to and how many people are going to use the kit. Before you plan the contents of a first aid kit, ask yourself if the place you are going has pharmacies that can offer medical assistance, if there is any source of water, if the place is prone to disaster etc. This article will provide you with the first aid checklist so as to enable you plan for your first aid kit. The recommendation is that you place these items properly and in place where they can be easily accessed. Essentially these are the basic contents that you should have in your first aid kit. • Carrying case or First Aid Bag • Band-Aids • Adhesive tape • Gauze dressing • Ice packs • Steri-strips • Betadine antiseptics • Neosporin • Cortisone ointment • Benadryl tablets • Eye wash • Bandage scissors • Forceps • Gauze dressing SOURCE: Emergency First Aid Kit Checklist
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