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St John Ambulance Kits

First aid kits are an important item for any workplace, home, or vehicle. All of our first aid kits conform to British Standards. Browse our range of burn, car, sports, and home first aid kits in small, medium, and large sizes.

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  • This compact and handy first aid kit is great for use in the home or travelling. Filled with the essentials you will need for common accidents, it ensures that you are prepared for any minor emergency.
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    Unfortunately some of our most loved products have been delayed in reaching us due to the well publicised issues with congestion at key ports in the UK. We’re doing everything we can to ensure we have healthier stock levels very soon. Join our waitlist and you will be informed as soon as this product is back in stock.

  • As well as all the basic first aid supplies like dressings, plasters and tape, it also contains some handy extras - such as a Koolpak and hand sanitiser making it the perfect first aid kit for home, when you're out and about or on holiday.
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    Unfortunately some of our most loved products have been delayed in reaching us due to the well publicised issues with congestion at key ports in the UK. We’re doing everything we can to ensure we have healthier stock levels very soon. Join our waitlist and you will be informed as soon as this product is back in stock.

  • Contains essentials to protect from infection risks such as face masks, hand sanitiser, alcohol wipes and disposable gloves.
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  • This kit is suitable for first aiders and other employees where appropriate. This kit may be provided in addition to an appropriate number of workplace first aid kits.
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  • This compact green pouch has a Velcro® fastening and a keyring attachment which can fit onto a belt. It can also be kept in a pocket or a bag, ready to use at all times.
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  • Essential first aid treatment for burns and scalds.
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  • Ideal for parents and carers of young children. Contains the first aid supplies needed to treat a range of injuries including bumps, cuts, grazes and bleeding.
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  • This compact and handy first aid kit is great for use in the home or travelling. Filled with the essentials you will need for common accidents, it ensures that you are prepared for any minor emergency.
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  • Compact and handy kit containing all the essentials to help you keep safe on your holiday.
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  • Compact and handy kit containing all the essentials to help you keep safe on your outdoor adventures. 
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  • Small first aid kit designed for vehicles carrying up to three passengers such as mopeds, motorcycles, motor tricycles and quad bikes.
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  • Medium Motor Vehicle First Aid Kit This motor vehicle first aid kit conforms with BS 8599-2: 2014 and is suitable for vehicles carrying 1-8 passengers (cars, taxis and other commercial vehicles).
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What items should be in a first aid kit?

Sterile dressings

Wound dressings

Dressing pads attached to a roller bandage are the most useful bandage. They are easy to apply and so are ideal for an emergency.

Types of wound dressings include:

  • sterile wound dressing
  • sterile eye pad
  • sterile pad
  • fabric plasters
  • waterproof plasters.

Adhesive dressings or plasters

These are made from fabric or waterproof plastic and can be applied to small cuts and grazes. If you work with food, you’ll be required to use blue plasters. Gel plasters can be used to protect blisters.

Types of adhesive dressings or plasters include:

  • clear plasters
  • blue catering plasters
  • gel blister plasters.

Protective items

Disposable gloves

If available, gloves should be worn whenever you dress wounds, handle bodily fluids or other waste materials. Latex-free gloves should be worn where possible as some people are allergic to latex.

Protection from infection

A plastic face shield or pocket mask can help protect you from cross infection with the casualty when giving rescue breaths.

The face shields mean you can give mouth to mouth resuscitation without spreading infections.

What else should be in a first aid kit?

Bandages

Roller bandages

These are used to support injured joints, limit swelling, maintain pressure on wounds, and secure dressings in place.

Types of roller bandages include:

  • conforming roller bandage
  • open-weave roller bandage
  • support roller bandage
  • self-adhesive bandage.

Triangular bandages

These are made of cloth and can be folded to make bandages or slings. If they are individually wrapped and sterile they can also be used as dressings for large wounds and burns.

Tubular bandages

Gauze tubular bandage is used to secure dressings on toes and fingers and is applied to the injury with a special applicator. Elasticated tubular bandages can be used to support injured joints such as the elbow or knee.

Additional items

  • Cleansing wipes: to clean the skin around the wound
  • Gauze pads: to use as padding, or as swabs to clean around the wounds
  • Adhesive tape: to hold dressings in place or to hold the loose end of bandages
  • Scissors: used to cut bandages or sticky tape or someone’s clothing if you need to get to a wound.
  • Pins and clips: to fasten loose ends of bandages
  • Aluminium blanket: used to help retain body heat in survival, emergency, and first aid situations.
These items can be found in our first aid kits. Our kits aim to suit everyone’s needs, therefore we have a specialised first aid kit for almost every circumstance. It is important to know what environment your first aid kit will be placed in before purchasing, this will allow you to buy the best kit for your needs.

Holiday first aid kit

Be prepared when you are on holiday to treat any minor emergency such as bruises, sprains, grazes, cuts and scrapes with our holiday first aid kit.

This kit contains a first aid guide for information and advice on dealing with minor injuries to life-threatening conditions.

This first aid kit does not contain first-aid scissors or liquids over 100ml, so it’s perfect for air travel.

If you are driving to your destination then we would recommend one of our motor vehicle kits. 

FAQs About Our first aid kits

What are the different types of first aid kit?

It is always recommended to have a first aid kit in the following places:

It is always a good idea to have a first aid kit wherever you are.

When should I have a first aid kit?

In an ideal world, you should always have a first aid kit on hand. There are certain times where it’s more likely that you’ll need a first aid kit. Therefore, before you start your journey you should conduct a quick risk assessment of the environment you will be in. You can download a quick risk assessment form here. 

Is a first aid kit a legal requirement at work?

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 apply to all workplaces, including those with less than five employees and the self-employed. Under the regulations, employers have a duty to provide adequate and appropriate first aid provision, which includes:

  • Trained personnel, e.g. first-aiders in high-risk workplaces or an appointed person in low-risk workplaces.
  • Equipment, e.g. stocked first aid kits with bandages, wipes, plasters, gloves and scissors.
  • Facilities, e.g. first aid room.

Can you replenish first aid kits?

Yes, first aid kits should always be kept fully stocked. It’s a good idea to order a replenishing kit with your first aid kit This will mean that you won’t need to buy a new kit every time the first aid kit is used.

How many first aid kits do I need?

This will depend on your surrounding environment. It is recommended that you have the appropriate first aid kit for the event you are attending. Below is the list of events that you should have a first aid kit at. However, it’s sensible to always have access to a first aid kit.