From: Russell Vernon <russell.vernon**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] First Aid Kits in labs
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2014 19:18:07 +0000
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Our consulting physician allows us to have: (



First Aid Kit

The California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (8 CCR =A73400) regulation requires a physician approval regarding contents of a first aid kit for campus employees. On 02/23/11 campus Chief Physician, Dr. Charles Maletz, approved the following first aid kit contents as minimum requirements. These contents may be stocked through the Storehouse (stock # 57500-110).

32 Adhesive Bandage, Plastic, 2.5 x 7.6 cm (1 x 3")
3 Adhesive Bandage, Cloth, Fingertip
2 Adhesive Bandage, Cloth, Knuckle
1 Adhesive Bandage, X-Large
2 Adhesive Tape, 1.3 cm x 2.3 m (1/2" x 2.5 yds.)
6 Antimicrobial Towelettes
2 Conforming Bandage, Nonsterile, 5 cm x 5.5 m (2" x 6 yds.)
1 Conforming Bandage, Nonsterile, 7.6 cm x 5.5 m (3" x 6 yds.)
1 CPR Filtershield
1 Eye-Lert* Eyewash, 29.5 mL (1 oz.)
1 Eye Pad, Sterile
6 First Aid/Burn Cream with Aloe
1 First Aid Guide
1 Forceps, Pointed, Plastic
4 Gauze Pads, Sterile, 5 x 5 cm (2 x 2")
1 Gauze Pads, Sterile, 7.6 x 7.6 cm (3 x 3")
1 Instant Cold Pack
4 Medical Gloves, Synthetic, Pair
3 pkgs. Pain-A-Rest*, Nonaspirin Tablets, 2/pkg.
1 Poison Control Directory
1 pr. Scissors, Angled, Red Handle
6 pkgs. Single Antibiotic
6 Sting Relief Wipe
1 Trauma Pad, 12.7 x 22.7 cm (5 x 9")
1 Triangular Bandage

If you are working with materials that have a greater hazard, you also need to stock the recognized first aid materials for that hazard. for example when using HF (hydrofluoric acid) you need calcium gluconate lotion. For more information, contact EH&S or the Campus Health Center (951) 827 - 3031. 

Russell Vernon, Ph.D.
Environmental Health & Safety
University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
Direct (951) 827-5119
Admin (951) 827-5528


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Lora Chisholm
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2014 10:26 AM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] First Aid Kits in labs


can someone send me a list of requirements for a lab first aid kit, I am opening a new lab and need a list of what is needed in one
RX Labs

Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2014 09:40:58 -0800
From: vlongacr**At_Symbol_Here**CALPOLY.EDU
Subject: [DCHAS-L] First Aid Kits in labs



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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