Car First Aid Kit List Requirements (Emergency Kit)

No one knows at what place, any bad luck waiting for you. If you are intending to move outside, then it is necessary to follow some precautionary measures so that you will be able to negotiate the challenges posed by the emergency. Therefore, it would be safe to keep all the first aid kit supplies and necessary tools in the vehicle in case of any emergency situation.

There is a car first aid kit list requirements that will be beneficial in during emergency, long journeys and other emergency scenarios.

Vehicle First Aid Checklist

Car First Aid Kit List Requirements

1.      Basic Elements

  • First aid manuals containing information how to use first aid kit
  • Bandages: they must adhesively wrap the wound
  • Sterilized nonstick pads
  • Adhesive tape (medical)
  • Aspirin or other painkillers that you usually use to get rid of pain
  • Safety pins
  • Anti-allergic medicine like Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  • Benzoin as compound tincture
  • Fabric adhesive bandages
  • Relief treatment in case any insect bite you

2.      Wraps, Shard And Coverings Of Injury

  • Liquid bandages
  • Finger splint
  • Rolled gauze
  • Oval shaped eye pads
  • Anesthetics to clean first aid pads
  • Blood stopping gauze
  • Hydrogel
  • Rolled gauze

3.      Medicines

  • Hand sanitizer for washing hands
  • Aloe Vera gel for healing of wound
  • Antacid tablets
  • Poison oak treatment
  • Antifungal foot powder
  • Hydro-cortisone cream in case of skin rashes and inflammation
  • Antibiotic pills such as augment
  • Antiseptic wipes for wiping small injuries
  • Sterilized cotton
  • Spirit methylene for cleaning wounds

If you have children then

  • Any medicines that he is taking such as inhaler or anti allergic medicines
  • Most of the children don’t swallow tablets, therefore keep medicines in liquid form

Related: Children Safety Tips While Driving Cars

4.      Necessary Tools

  • A knife. It can serve you many purposes
  • Scissors for cutting bandages and for other purposes as well
  • Sterilized surgical gloves
  • Flashlight
  • Needles for sewing wounds
  • Steel cutter (saw)
  • Waterproof bag to keep medications and tools
  • A notepad with waterproof pen
  • Safety blades
  • Hammer
  • Sun block
  • Face wash
  • Thermometer for measurement of temperature, if anyone gets temperature.
  • Satellite phone if one can arrange

5.      General Instructions

If you are planning for a long journey, then you should be keeping everything that any of your members will need. Better to ask them about it. For elderly members, consult with family physician for medications for extended period of time.

When you face any emergency situation, do not get blunt; instead call help lines as immediately as you can. Make it sure everyone is safe and sound. You may not have time to read the first aid kit manual, therefore, participate in any first aid workshops. These often happen in schools, colleges and universities.

There are also online websites from where you can learn the usage of car first aid kit  list requirements tools.

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