Emergency First Aid at Work Online
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    Contents of First Aid Kit

    Below is an example of a typical First Aid Kit. Workplace first aid supplies should be kept in a container identified by a white cross on a green background.

     

    • First aid kits in the UK need to comply with British Standard BS-8599. The size and type required will depend on your first aid needs risk assessment
    • Medicines are not advised to be kept in a first aid kit. First aid kits should be easy to find and accessible to all. This creates a risk of young children being able to access the medicines / tablets
    • Supplies should be within date and replenished when required
    • As a workplace first aider, it is your responsibility to check first aid kits at regular intervals