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SAFETY INFORMATION: FIRST AID KIT

Item

Quantity

Application

Antacid

A roll

Indigestion/heartburn

Antibacterial Soap

Tincture of Zepherin

At least an ounce in a plastic squeeze bottle

Mild antiseptic for minor wound treatment

Aspirin

Twelve 5 grain tablets

1-2 tablets/4hours for pain

Band-Aids

A dozen 1" wide

For cuts

Barrier gloves

Two pairs

To protect against infection

Benadryl-(25mg) Diphenhydramine

24 caplets

Antihistamine for allergies, bites, stings and topical inflammations

Elastic bandage

3" wide

To secure dressings

Moleskin

A half-package

To pad blisters

Needle

A "medium"

To remove splinters

Personal medications

Enough for two days

Daily meds you may normally take at home and need in the field

Roller gauze

Two rolls 2"x5 yards

For holding gauze compress

Safety pins

Two medium, one large

Mending clothing tears

Saline & syringe

Two ounces or more

Flush eye or other wound

Steri-pad gauze

Four 4"x4" squares

For larger wounds

Tape, non-waterproof

A 2' roll

For sprains & securing dressings

Triangular bandage

One

For supporting and immobilizing and keeping clean

Tweezers

A pair

Splinter & tick removal

Specialty Team Additional Equipment

Dogs- muzzle

1

Minimize injury to helpers

Multi-tool

1

Cut wire/line/quill-removal