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First Aid Kit Requirement as per ADPHC (OSHAD)

First Aid Kits

  • Employers shall perform a health risk assessment to determine the number and contents of the first aid
  • First aid kits shall be placed in all worksite
  • First aid kits shall be placed in all office buildings (minimum one on each floor) and throughout the worksite as needed and be secured in a suitably secured container / cupboard / facility that can be accessed easily and quickly in case of
  • Contents of the first aid kits shall be based on the health risk assessment, but at a minimum shall have the contents listed in Appendix 1. If more stringent regulations exist, those regulations shall take precedence.
  • Employers shall ensure that first aid kits / medical supplies are inspected by a competent person at least once per month to ensure the required contents are available, including replenishing necessary items and replacing expired
  • A first aid registry shall be provided with the first aid kit to be completed by the First Aider and be provided to the OSH responsible person after administering any form of first

Minimum         First     Aid       Requirements/Content Checklist

Item No.

 

Product Description

Item Quantity (by size of kit)

Small

Medium

Large

Travel

Required
1 Pocket First Aid Guide

1

1

1

1

2 Contents list

1

1

1

1

3 Disposable gloves, latex free, powder-free, different sizes (small/medium/large), pairs

2/2/2

3/3/3

4/4/4/

1/1/1

4 Laerdal pocket mask or resuscitation face shield

1

1

2

1

5 Adhesive plasters, water resistant, low allergy, assorted sizes

40

60

100

10

6 Medium sterile dressing (12 x 12 cm)

4

6

8

1

7 Large sterile dressing (18 x 18 cm)

1

2

2

1

8 Eye pad sterile dressing

2

3

4

1

9 Finger sterile dressing

2

3

4

0

10 Burns sterile dressing (preferably water gel

1

2

2

1

11 Triangular bandage

2

3

4

1

12 Conforming bandage

1

2

2

1

13 Alcohol free moist cleansing wipes

20

30

40

4

14 Safety pins, assorted sizes

6

12

24

2

15 Adhesive tape, preferably hypo-allergenic

1

1

1

1

16 Sterile eye wash

0

0

0

1

17 First Aid scissors – Tough cut type with skin protective leading edge

1

1

1

1

18 Roller bandages, 50 mm/100 mm wide

2/2

4/4

8/8

2/2

19 Skin disinfectant (spray)

1

1

1

1

20 Medical Waste disposal bag

1

2

4

1

Optional / Based on first aid needs assessment
21 Splints for limps fracture, small & large

1/1

2/2

3/3

1/1

22 Paper stitches (e.g. Steri-StripTM), packets

1

2

4

1

23 Pair of forceps or splinter tweezers

1

1

1

1

24 Hand sanitizer (min. 61.% ethyl alcohol)

1

1

1

1

25 Emergency blanket (foil blanket)

1

2

3

1

26 Torch, preferably kinetic

1

1

1

1

27 Epinephrine auto-injector

1

1

1

1

28 Analgesic tablets

2

4

8

2

29 Rapid Nasal packing

1

2

3

1

30 Cold packs (mind. 10 x 12.5 cm)

1

2

3

1

 

 

Size of Kit

Small

Medium

Large

Travel

Lower risk, e.g. offices, shops, libraries

Less than 25 employees

25-100 employees

More than 100 employees

Per vehicle

Higher risk, e.g. food processing, assembly work, engineering, construction, manufacturing etc.

Less than 5 employees

5-25 employees

More than 25 employees

 Per vehicle

 

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