Essential First Aid Kit Supplies Refills 2019

Thursday, 18 July 2019

If you work in a school or busy factory then you can expect to get through the contents in your first aid kit pretty quickly. It's essential that you keep on top of this, because a few missing bandages, plasters or eyewash canisters could prevent someone from getting the urgent help that they require. Additionally, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) would soon be breathing down your neck.

Keeping Your First Aid Kit Full Protects Employees
Keeping a full first aid kit protects employees and keeps you above the law

We have a wide range of first aid kit equipment, including first aid kits, first aid kit refills, bandages, plasters and more. Whether you want an entire first aid kit refill, or to stock up on supplies, we've got you covered. This article shows you where to find everything that you need, from plasters and dressings to antiseptic cream and scissors, and we can help you refill your first aid kit!

Why Is it Important to Refill My First Aid Kit?

Health and Safety

The NHS recommend that in your first aid kit you should keep plasters, gauze dressings, eye dressings, bandages, safety pins, sterile gloves, tweezers and more. The full list includes everything from distilled water to skin rash cream, so we recommend that you are fully on the ball when it comes to stocking your first aid kit. Missing any of these items could prove crucial to your response in the event of an accident.

If you are out of eye wash and an employee gets a chemical in their eye, then you are risking their sight. Alternatively, if a child at school cuts their knee, if you don't have plasters or a bandage it could become infected. If you do work in a school or factory, then keeping track of the contents of your first aid kit is crucial.

The Law

The second most important reason is the law. According to the HSE, it is an employer's duty to ensure that an injured or ill employee gets immediate help. A workplace, school or public building must have the following:

  • A "suitably stocked first aid kit"
  • An appointed person or people to take charge of first aid arrangements
  • Information for all employees telling them about first aid arrangements

Failure to this can result in a fine, a prosecution and time spent in prison. Remember, this includes keeping your first aid kit refilled, as simply having a first aid kit is not quite enough.

Where Can I Get My First Aid Kit Refill Supplies?

Here at MedicalSupplies.co.uk, we sell plenty of first aid kit refill materials. You can find them below, or in the First Aid Kit Refill Materials category.

I Need to Refill My Workplace First Aid Kit

Every single workplace needs to provide an adequate response to injuries and illness. The Basic HSE Workplace First Aid Kit Refill Materials feature everything needed to restock your kit, and you even get the choice of whether you need the supplies for 1 to 10 people, 11 to 20 people or 21 to 50 people. The First Aid Refill Kit includes:

  • Cleansing wipes
  • Eye pad dressings
  • HSE large dressings
  • HSE medium dressings
  • Gloves
  • Assorted waterproof plasters
  • Safety pins
  • Triangular bandages

Please note that the quantity of each product that is supplied increases depending on the size of the Refill Kit that you purchase.

Restock Your First Aid Kit at Work
Keep your work first aid kit fully stocked

I Need to Refill My Sports First Aid Kit

Sports clubs are as law bound as workplaces to make sure that their first aid kit is fully stocked. The Outdoor Sports First Aid Kit Refill Materials include dressings, blankets, plasters and even a resuscitation device. It's the ideal choice for sports, and includes the following:

  • 1 x Small and medium dressing
  • 6 x Cleansing wipes
  • 1 x Crepe bandage
  • 1 x Eye pad dressing
  • 8 x Adult-size foil blankets
  • 2 x Pairs of gloves
  • 1 x Medium and large HSE dressing
  • 6 x Hydrocolloid blister plasters
  • 1 x Resuscitation device
  • 1 x Pair of shears
  • 1 x Clinical waste sack
  • 1 x Compass
  • 1 x Reusable pen torch
  • 1 x Splinter forceps
  • 1 x Sports drink bottle
  • 1 x Triangular bandage
  • 2 x Sick bags
  • 1 x Whistle

Make Sure That Your Sports First Aid Kit is Refilled
Make sure that your sports first aid kit is fully refilled

I Need to Refill My Travel First Aid Kit

It's a legal requirement that lorry drivers need to carry a first aid kit in their lorry, and it's also the law that drivers in some European countries need to too. The Basic HSE Handy Travel First Aid Kit Refill Materials include everything needed to provide instant care for incidents while on the move. The refill kit includes:

  • 1 x Antiseptic cream (15g)
  • 2 x Cleansing wipes
  • 1 x Small and medium bandage
  • 1 x Pack of cotton wool
  • 1 x Pair of gloves
  • 1 x Pair of scissors
  • 1 x Sick bag
  • 20 x Washproof plasters

Refill Your Travel First Aid Kit
Stay fully stocked while on the road

What If I Only Need to Restock on Bandages?

If you are low on bandages, or any other piece of first aid equipment, then don't worry as you can buy these items individually too. To do so, see the links below to see our full range of each individual piece of equipment.

Keep On Track of Your First Aid

There aren't many things more important than health and safety, especially in a workplace, at school or while travelling. If you'd like to buy a full first aid kit, please see our First Aid Kits category.

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