In a post earlier this year we posted ANSI's Z308.1-214 Table 1. Illustrating the two classes of first aid kits that are required. As of June 2015 ANSI Z308.1-2015 revised the earlier standard that never actually went in to effect. Here is the current illustration for your review. There were a couple of minor size changes but the list remains essentially unchanged.
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August 12, 2015 Seattle based First Aid Supplies Online was awarded a national contract for medical supplies by the Allied States Purchasing Co-op located in El Paso Texas. Contract number 15-7134 was issued for a period of one year with the renewal possibility of four more years.
So why are we focusing on burns in June, when you can get burned just about any time? Well we needed a focus for the month and June is the beginning of summer and all of the beaches, waterparks and outdoor venues of all kinds open about now.
Every year about this time we start hearing from sports teams, outdoor recreation facilities, camps, YMCA’s, State and National Parks and many municipal parks and recreations departments as they ramp up for another busy season. They are all looking to save money on the quality first aid supplies they know they are going to need for the upcoming season.
April is first aid kit refill month at First Aid Supplies Online so this is probably a good time to explore what constitutes and quality first aid kit refill Although best first aid practices are universal it is usually approached from slightly different perspectives.
After a 6 month manufacturer’s back order we finally have a full line of quality Celox™ products in stock for immediate shipment. The 2gram pouch weathered the backorder and we never ran short on that item, but the most popular Celox™ products were impossible to find.
We just had a cold spell. For here that means temperatures down in to the low twenties. I know, I know, big deal you say we had 20 below last week.
For the record, the content of this post doesn’t make a distinction as to degree of cold in any given cold spell. Suffice it to say that it got cold and dry. The kind of cold and dry that wrecks your skin and loads everything you wear with that nasty annoying static electricity. You know what I am talking about.