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Supplies That Protect the Health and Well-Being of Your Employees When Disaster Strikes

9/1/2020 (Permalink)

Safety goggles Keeping goggles in a first aid kit can protect the eyes

A Well-Stocked Emergency Kit For Your Business

A well-supplied first aid kit that is easily accessible to every employee after a disaster at your Charlestown, PA, business is as essential as an emergency disaster crew to assist with the following.

  • Clean-up
  • Repair
  • Restoration
  • Safe return

You can deal with injuries until medical attention arrives if your emergency kit includes these supplies.

Antibiotic Ointment
Wounds of any size can become infected and something as simple as an antibiotic ointment can prevent cuts and scrapes from leading to severe problems.

Variety of Bandages
Storing multiple sizes of bandages in an emergency kit can keep wounds clean and prevent infection when unexpected accidents break the skin.

Tourniquet
If a catastrophic event causes an injury leading to large quantities of blood, having a tourniquet available in a first aid kit can save someone's life.

Splint
Accidents, including falls, slips, and falling debris, can cause broken bones or strained muscles. A splint can steady and immobilize injured parts of the body to ease pain and prevent further injury. part and prevent

Non-latex gloves
If you need to administer emergency medical care to a colleague, it is helpful to use non-latex gloves to avoid transmitting or receiving germs from unclean hands.

CPR Mask
If a fire occurs at your business, you may need to revive someone by using CPR. A CPR mask will make it easier to seal the victim's nose and also seal off body fluids.

Tweezers
Hurricanes or storms can cause broken glass windows and doors. If glass goes flying, it can cause injuries from cuts and debris that become lodged in the skin. Tweezers can help extract foreign particles from wounds.

Eye Goggles
Events like fires can cause flames, smoke, and soot to irritate the eyes, making it difficult to see. Keeping goggles in a first aid kit can protect the eyes.
A Charlestown, PA, business should not underestimate the value of a well-stocked emergency kit.

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