Emergencies, how to prepare your first aid kit
First aid implies knowledge that each of us should have, at least at a basic level. And along with them, it’s always good to have a first aid kit ready
Accidents happen and when they happen it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for it.
Having a first aid kit in your home, car, office, and other places where you and your loved ones spend time shouldn’t be an option. It should be something done without questions or delays.
Being prepared to handle emergencies at home means having the right supplies in an easy to access area.
It also means knowing how to treat and manage some of the more common minor injuries.
Emergencies, here is a list of some of the items we suggest for your personal first aid kit:
- Latex Gloves
- Sterile Dressings
- Antibiotic Ointment
- Eye Wash
- Cleaning Agents
- Burn Ointment
- Petroleum Jelly
- Heat/Cold Packs
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Ace Bandage
- Anti-diarrhea medication
- Calamine Lotion
- Aloe Vera Gel
- Phone numbers of physicians
- List of family members conditions and drug allergies
- Cotton Balls
- Safety Pins
Commit today to put your family’s first aid kit together. Ask your employer the location of their first aid kit and help ensure it is stocked and ready.
If you don’t want to put together your own kit piece by piece, most drug stores sell them ready to go.
Of course as with any emergency situation that is life threatening or about which you are unsure, it is best to call Emergency Number or seek emergency care from a trained physician.
Keep yourself and your family safe starting today and stock your home with a first aid kit ready for whatever life throws at you.