Make safety on the road a priority with first aid kits

First aid kit on wheels

Having a first aid kit in your vehicle can be a lifesaver. Not only can it prove crucial in the event of a road crash, but also in less serious mishaps like cuts, scrapes, and burns. BS 8599-2:2014 First aid kits. Specification for the contents of motor vehicle first aid kits aims to improve safety for motorists by equipping vehicles with the most appropriate first response medical supplies necessary to treat roadside injuries.

The standard specifies requirements for the first aid components that should be included in three sizes of first aid kits – small, medium, and large. The document seeks to make kit selection simpler by basing it on number of passengers and vehicle type.

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