From: Vivian L. Longacre <vlongacr**At_Symbol_Here**CALPOLY.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] First Aid Kits in labs
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2014 09:40:58 -0800
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What are the required components to the first aid kits in your labs?  I see the ANSI Z308 1-2003 Standard includes burn treatment and antiseptic.  I remember being told in a first aid class a few years ago that we should never apply any other treatment than band-aids or gauze.  Burn  and antiseptic ointments should be left to emergency personnel only.  As such, our first aid kits contain gloves, gauze pads, and band-aids only.

What do you teach or recommend?
Vivian Longacre
Safety Training Specialist
Environmental Health & Safety
Cal Poly State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

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