How to restock an MFASCO first aid kit
Every MFASCO brand first aid kit we make includes a label that lists all of all kit contents, the reorder number, and a QR code, when scanned, takes you directly to the reorder/refill area of the product page. On that page, you can choose to order a completely new kit, a complete refill, OR only the individual items you need to keep your first aid kit up to date. There is no order minimum and our friendly customer service is ready to answer any questions you have.
What is stop the bleed?
Because of emergency events like active shooter situations, mass casualty catastrophes, motor vehicles crashes, and home or work related injuries, the awareness to know how to apply bleeding control is on the rise. A stunning statistic reveals that uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death during any trauma situation. Medical personnel and emergency responders aren’t always available or cannot respond fast enough to emergency bleeding victims and it’s been shown that a person who suffers a traumatic bleeding wound can bleed to death within just a few minutes. In each of these emergency circumstances, the lives of victims can be saved if bystanders learn how to apply basic first aid techniques to stop the bleeding.
ANSI Workplace First Aid Requirements
American National Standard - Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits and Supplies ANSI Standard ANSI/ISEA Z308.1-2021 The requirements for first aid supplies in the workplace have recently changed affecting every business. The American National Standard for Workplace First Aid Kits has issued ANSI Z308.1-2021 which goes into effect on October 15, 2022.
10 Clues why you need to update your first aid kit
The contents of a first aid kit are like fresh fruit, over time they begin to get stale and eventually the unused items need to be thrown away and replaced with fresh supplies. Today we are going to share 10 Clues why you need to update your first aid kit. These are not in any particular order. Keep in mind, regardless of the container you are using, these 10 clues apply to every first aid kit.
Why is first aid important?
There will be a time in your life when you wish you had a first aid kit close by. Famous last words from a company who markets these items all over the United States, but it’s true. We hear stories all the time about people who get injured and didn’t have a first aid kit. We believe so strongly about this issue we’ve listed 10 great reasons why you need a first aid kit.
The Ultimate Guide to Custom First Aid Kits
First aid kits are one of those items that most people are aware of and know they probably need but never think more about. A first aid kit can have multiple purposes and can be used in a variety of scenarios. In today’s world, the selection of first aid kits is vast. Emergency kits come in various sizes and are filled with an assortment of emergency use items. How do you know which kit is right for you?
First aid in schools
Safety should be a top priority in the classroom, so teachers must keep a plentiful stock of the appropriate medical supplies and stay up to date on proper first aid procedures. You can't always prevent accidents from happening, especially when you're in charge of 20 or so students at a time. It's essential for teachers to be prepared for common classroom injuries like scrapes, cuts and burns. Follow this guide to enhance your classroom first aid strategy.
5 Ways to use a hygiene kit
Good personal hygiene is important for our health and social encounters. Often, there are times when we need to use hygiene products while we are away from our home. Small toiletry bathroom items like soap, shampoo, deodorant, a toothbrush and toothpaste are just a few of the basic hygiene items that can easily be placed in a small kit or bag. Below are 5 ways to use a hygiene kit. We’ve provided a few details about each type so you can decide what meets your needs.
Adhesive Bandage Dressing Basics
When it comes to wound care, the most important goal is to stop bleeding and prevent infection. Infected wounds take longer to heal and will need medical attention. If not infected, a wound that would need medical attention is deep and longer than 1/2” or they just won’t stop bleeding. The “self-care” method for wound care usually involves applying an adhesive bandage dressing, also known as a strip bandage dressing or the brand name “Bandaid” coined from Johnson & Johnson. In some parts of the world they are known as adhesive plaster strips. With many different types of adhesive bandage dressings to choose from, how do you know what is best for you? Consider these 4 questions when deciding what type of adhesive bandage dressing is best for you
How to disinfect safety glasses
Every day millions of Americans wear safety glasses to protect themselves from eye injuries. Tens of thousands of children wear safety glasses in vocational and technology classes in our public schools. Much attention is given to the proper use and warnings related to eye injuries and prevention but little is given to the care, cleaning and disinfecting of safety glasses. This is especially important for environments where safety glasses are shared between other people. This brief article will help us learn how to disinfect our safety glasses so they are safe and ready to use.