They are small boxes containing items such as bandages, plasters, and antiseptic wipes for use in giving help to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.
The first aid kit has a wide range of applications. It can be used in the chemical industry, medical, scientific and chemical laboratories, management and administration, metal and metallurgical industries.
Standard kits often come in durable plastic boxes, fabric pouches or in wall mounted cabinets. The type of container will vary depending on the purpose, and they range in size from wallet-sized through to a large box. Kits should be checked regularly and restocked if any items are damaged or are out of date.
Very light hence easy to carry around
Pricing is very affordable
Ensures that the contents are sterile and free from breakage
Guides the user on how to operate and use the contents of the first aid kit
Provides immediate medical attention in case of emergencies
Easy to carry around
Creates a positive working environment by helping employees understand the benefits of first aid
Contains all vital medical products in one easy location such that in case of an emergency, you do not have to waste valuable time assembling the appropriate medical items
Reduces the risk of workplace infections
A quick response to sickness or injury before additional assistance can shorten the patient's recovery time
Boosts workers confidence and clarity during emergency