SAFETY & EMERGENCY TIPS How to Make First Aid Preparedness Kits Safety is important, so to ensure that you are not caught unprepared in an emergency, here are some handy suggestions for putting together your own personal, portable Preparedness Kit.
Child's Day Pack Whistle - in case of emergency Water Bottle and Snacks (energy bar) Child Safe Insect Repellent Sun Block Sunglasses Flashlight Personal First Aid Kit Poncho/Space Blanket
Personal First Aid Kit 12-20 Band-aids 2 Butterfly finger dressings 2 Rolled gauze bandages 1-2 each - small & large pressure dressing 1-2 Triangular bandages 6 Gauze pads (10 cm x 10 cm) 3 sets of disposable rubber/latex gloves 1 instant hot/cold pack 1 Tensor bandage Waterproof adhesive tape (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) Tweezers and scissors Alcohol swabs Space blanket Mini-flashlight
Family Pack 24-30 Band-aids 4 Butterfly finger dressings 4 Rolled gauze bandages 2-3 each - small & large pressure dressing 2-3 Triangular bandages 12 Gauze pads (10 cm x 10 cm) 3-5 sets of disposable rubber/latex gloves 2 instant hot/cold pack 2 Tensor bandage Waterproof adhesive tape (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) Tweezers and scissors Alcohol swabs Space blanket Flashlight Sun block/Insect repellant Energy bars Water bottle Whistle Candle and matches Optional Topical Antibiotic Ointment OTC Pain Reliever/Anti-inflammatory Ant-acid
Car Emergency Preparedness Kit Quality car jack Tire pump - electric or foot pump Booster cables Flares, triangular reflectors, and flash light Windshield washer fluid Personal first aid kit (keep in glove box) Fire extinguisher Tool kit (wrenches, screwdrivers and tire repair kit) Power Bars Car Manual/maps Space blanket Candle and matches Winter months Warm clothing and boots Pebble gravel or kitty litter (traction) Shovel