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Workplace & Statutory Kits BS 8599-1 Compliant – standard

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Product Description

Blue Dot BSI KITS

In January 2012, new standards were issued for the contents of Workplace First Aid Kits, the BS 8599-1: 2011.

Over the past decade the requirements for the contents of a first aid kit has evolved and this has been recognised by the British Healthcare Trade Association, who have worked, analysed and developed a solution that is fir for purpose in today's workplace environment. 

Standard First Aid Kits are made of durable and robust plastic, available in 3 sizes.

  • Material: Durable Plastic
  • Colour: Green
  • Wall Fixations: Wall Bracket (available separately)
  • Closure: Two Black Clips
  • Icons: White First Aid Logo
  • Handle: Black Plastic
  • Hinge: Metal

WHAT’S IN THE FIRST AID KITS?

 

Component

 

Description

Quantity

Small

Medium

Large

Travel*

Guidance Leaflet

Provides brief first-aid guidelines

1

1

1

1

Contents List

Provides a list of the first aid components in the kit

1

1

1

1

Medium Sterile Dressing

Conforming bandage: min 7.5cm width and min 2m stretched length, with an absorbant pad: not less then 12cm x 12cm

4

6

8

1

Large Sterile Dressing

Conforming bandage: min 10cm width and min
2m stretched length, with an absorbant pad: not less then 18
cm x 18cm

1

2

2

1

Triangular Bandages

Min of 20GSM non-woven material or cotton, not less than 90
cm x 90cm x 127cm

 2

 3

 4

1 

Safety Pins

Min length of 2.5cm

6

12

24

2 

Eye Pad Sterile Dressing

Conforming bandage, min 5cm width and min 1.5m
stretched length or elasticated looped bandage with an oval
pad: not less than 7cm x 5cm

2

3

4

1 

Sterile Adhesive Dressing

Water resistantm sterile, an island design, individually
wrapped, min surface area of 7.5cm squared, dressing pad not less
than 20% of the are

40

60

100

10

Saline Cleansing Wipe

Individually wrapped, sterile, min surface area of 80mm squared

20

30

40

4

Adhesive Tape

Role individually wrapped, min 2.5cm width, 5m length or 3
m long for the travel kit

 1

 Nitrile Disposable Gloves

Conforming to BS EN 455-1 and BS EN 455-2,
large size (8-9)

 6 pairs

9 pairs 

12 pairs 

1 pair 

 Finger Sterile Dressing

Conforming bandage: min 3,5cm width and min 30cm
stretched length, with a dressing pad min 3.5cm squared

 2

 Rescucitation Face Shield**

Includes a one-way valve

 2

Foil Blanket 

130cm x 210cm

 1

Eye Wash 

Min effective volume 250ml sterile

Burn Dressing*** 

Water based gel soaked dressing, sterile,
min 100mm suared surface area

 Shears

Suitable for cutting clothing including leather

 1

Conforming Bandage 

Min 7.5cm width and 4m stretched length

Plasters 

Assorted (blue detectable****) – Bag 20

 2

* The quantity in the travel kit is appropriate for one person only

** A shield that can be used to protect the first aider from infection during mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

*** A burn dressing cools the injury without any pre-cooling with water or any other medium The dressing does not dry out within one our after application

**** Applies to catering kits only

NOTE: Attention is drawn to the Health and Safety (First Aid) refulations 1961 Approved code of practice and guidance [1] for details on guidance leaflet.

WHICH FIRST AID KIT DO I NEED?

Category of Hazard

Number of Employees

Size of First Aid Kit

 

 

LOW HAZARD
e.g. shops, offices, libraries etc.

Less than 25

Small

25 – 100

Medium

More than 100

Large (1 per 100 employees)

 

 

HIGH HAZARD
e.g. Light engineering and assembly work,
food processing, warehousing extensive work
with dangerous machinery or sharp instruments,
construction or chemical manufacturing.



Less than 25

Small

25 – 100

Medium

More than 100

More than 100