Childcare Providers, Childminders and Parents, Is your First Aid Box up to date???

 

Childcare Provider, Childminders and Parent, Is your First Aid Box filled with all the essentials?

Here is the recommended list of essential for your First Aid Box from Tusla

Recommended contents of first aid box and kits:

 

Materials

First Aid Travel Kit Contents  

First Aid Box Contents

 
  1 -10 People 11 – 25 People 26 -50 People
Adhesive plasters 20 20 20 20
Sterile eye pads

(No. 16 – bandage attached)

2 2 2 4
Individually wrapped triangular bandages 2 3 6 6
Safety pins 6 6 6 6
Individually wrapped sterile, unmedicated wound dressing Medium (No. 8) 10 x 8 cm) 1 2 2 4
Individually wrapped sterile, unmedicated wound dressing Large (No. 9) 13 x 9cm) 1 2 6 8
Individually wrapped sterile, unmedicated wound dressing Extra Large, (No. 3) 28 x 17.5 cm) 1 2 3 4
Individually wrapped disinfectant wipes 10 10 20 40
Paramedic shears 1 1 1 1
Examination gloves (pairs) 3 5 10 10
Sterile water where there is no clear running water 2 x 20mls 1 x 500mls 2 x 500mls 2 x 500mls
Pocket face mask 1 1 1 1
Water-based burns dressing – small (10 x 10 cm) 1 1 1 1
Water-based burns dressing – large 1 1 1 1
Crepe Bandage (7cm) 1 1 2 3

 

If more than 50 people are involved, supplies should be increased accordingly.

https://www.tusla.ie/uploads/content/4566-TUSLA_QRF_DAY_CARE_LR.pdf

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