Vehicle First Aid & Emergency Kit
All vehicles should be equipped with a First Aid / Emergency kit for use in emergencies and accidents. It should be in the vehicle at all times.
Pack all items in an Air / Water Proof Container clearly marked and stored away from the reach of children. Some items are more important in the event of accidents, injuries and other medical emergencies.
The First Aid / Emergency Kit Should Include The Following Items:
- LED Flashlight and Spare Batteries
- Fire Extinguisher (Portable Type)
- Road Flares
- Multi-Purpose Knife
- Paracord / Rope
- Water-Proof Matches / Fire-Starters
- Basic Tool Box
- Basic Survival Kit
- Work Gloves / Medical Gloves
- Pair Of Scissors
- Sterile Gauze Pads
- Roll Of Gauze
- Adhesive / Medical Tape
- Emergency Tourniquet
- Burn Ointment
Always remember that first aid treatment is only an immediate remedy until professional medical attention can be obtained…
In a emergency situation, you need to assess the condition of the victims, vehicles involved and location. Maintain Situational Awareness at All Times.
The National Emergency Number for the Philippines is 9-1-1 (Nine-One-One).