Standard First Aid Equipment

Issue 21 and Volume 57.

Standard First Aid Equipment To train men in proper methods of first aid treatment of injured and sick persons, and not to furnish proper materials for this work would be doing half a job only; to furnish the materials and not to provide for their convenient storage and ready accessibility would be doing the job in a slip-shod manner. It is therefore important that first aid materials for effective treatment of slight wounds, or for emergency treatment of serious injuries, should be furnished and kept in a suitable container in which they can be readily carried. Such first aid outfits, in one form or another, are now in quite general use in industrial establishments, in stores and offices, in schools and even in homes. For some first aid outfits, wooden or tin boxes are used as receptacles for the materials. Wooden boxes are usually heavy and are inconvenient to carry;…

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