First Aid Kits

     Oct 3, 2012   //   by admin   //   Club News  //  1 Comment

Here are details of the First Aid Kits issued to all teams for 2012/13 season.

If you need to replenish any of the items, please download and complete a
First Aid Kit Reorder Form and forward to the Kit Manager.

Consider the need for an Incident/Accident Form whenever you’ve had to use items from the First Aid Kit.

Don’t forget to follow the club procedures for dealing with an emergency which are described in the Emergency Incident Procedures Guide

To help you when dealing with an emergency, the club have produced a set of Emergency Procedure Checklists which you can also download. Take time to familiarise yourself and always carry a copy with you to training and matches.

Contents

Guidance Leaflet – Qty 1
Gloves (pair) – Qty 2To prevent infection for both patient and the rescuer, via body fluids such as blood.
No 8 Dressing – Qty 1To be used when dealing with a medium or large wound, to be applied once the wound site clear. The dressing has a short unrevealing aspect then a non stick dressing pad, followed by a long bandage which is to be used over the dressing to form a secure fit.
No 9 Dressing – Qty 1To be used when dealing with a medium or large wound, to be applied once the wound site clear. The dressing has a short unrevealing aspect then a non stick dressing pad, followed by a long bandage which is to be used over the dressing to form a secure fit.
No 16 Eye Pad Dressing – Qty 1To be placed over an injured eye in the event of bleeding or the eye being dislodged.
Reliance Finger Bandage – Qty 1In the event of a small laceration to an injured finger apply this dressing with short end used first.
Crepe Bandage 7.5cm x 4.5m – Qty 1In the event that bleeding is substantial and seeps through the initial dressing, or in the event that the injury is significant, the use of this crepe bandage is recommended.
Crepe Bandage 10cm x 4.5m – Qty 1In the event that bleeding is substantial and seeps through the initial dressing, or in the event that the injury is significant, the use of this crepe bandage is recommended.
Relipad Dressing 5cm x 5cm – Qty 2When dealing with a small graze or laceration and a large dressing is deemed inappropriate, it is advised to use appropriate sized dressing. Please note when placing over a wound, the dressing should be moistened with sterile water (as provided in the kit) and secured with either tape or crepe bandage.
Relipad Dressing 7.5cm x 7.5cm – Qty 1When dealing with a small graze or laceration and a large dressing is deemed inappropriate, it is advised to use appropriate sized dressing. Please note when placing over a wound, the dressing should be moistened with sterile water (as provided in the kit) and secured with either tape or crepe bandage.
Assorted Washproof Plasters – Qty 20Universal plasters for minor, superficial wounds, to be sized appropriately with careful note taken to ask of any potential allergies or known sensitivities prior to application.
Triangular Bandage – Qty 1To immobilise and support any limb in the event of a dislocation, fracture or substantial injury. Also appropriate to be used for a severe bleed or wound in the initial instance.
Fabric Relitape 2.5cm x 4.5m – Qty 1Medical tape to secure wound dressings, crepe bandages etc. Suitable for direct skin contact but never directly over an open wound.
Reliwipes – Qty 6For superficial cleansing of a minor laceration or graze to reduce infection and or to be used for general sterilization of rescuer’s hands post treatment.
Survival Blanket – Qty 1This important piece of equipment reduces and minimizes the loss of body temperature through insulation. All effort must be made to remove wet items of clothing from direct skin contact before wrapping in survival blanket. Note, significant amount of body heat is lost via the head, so all effort must be made to cover the head. Simple use of a wooly hat is ideal for this.
Relief Instant Ice Pack – Qty 2In the event of having to deal with an injury to limb or tissue, to reduce pain and swelling please refer to the instructions on the packet.
Rebreath Mouth Shield with Valve – Qty 1IN THE EVENT OF CONFIRMED CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ARREST (not breathing) CPR SHOULD BE COMMENCED SIMULTANEOUSLY AS SUMMONING HELP VIA 999. On confirmation that mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is required and the rescuer is competent or there is more than one rescuer, the use of this one-way mouth shield is recommended, with a ratio of 30 chest compressions followed by 2 ventilations without hesitation. PLEASE NOTE NO RESCUE BREATHS SHOULD BE AT THE COST OR DETRIMENT TO CHEST COMPRESSIONS.
Eye Wash Pods – Qty 2In the event of a foreign body in a body cavity such as the ear, nose or eye, this sterile water should be used to irrigate with the injured/contaminated side down. Also to be used in the event of irrigation or wash out of a muddy wound prior to a dressing being applied. Also used to moisten dressing before application.
Freeze Spray – Qty 1To be used over skin, muscle and bone which is intact with no obvious breaks, to aid mobilization following a direct blunt blow.
Tubular Bandage D 1m – Qty 1Appropriate sizing to aid ligament, muscular support. Must be appropriate sized and applied from joint to joint to adequately support the limb.
Tubular Bandage E 1m – Qty 1Appropriate sizing to aid ligament, muscular support. Must be appropriate sized and applied from joint to joint to adequately support the limb.
First Aid Scissors – Qty 1For general usage in a medical setting. Typical usage are to cut bandages and dressings to size, and for the emergency removal of clothing items that are obstructing treatment.

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