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Ontario Canada N4K5P1
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November 23, 2017
SAFETY & EMERGENCY TIPS

How to Make First Aid and 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