Home Safety Kit

Are you prepared for all kinds of emergencies? Ensure that you have the following items in your home, that they are easy to find, and make sure that they are in working condition.

First Aid Kit
Keep this kit in an easy-to-reach place, but out of the reach of young children. Store it in a special cupboard, case or box.

  • Sterile gauze
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Burn cream
  • Scissors
  • Cold pack
  • Cotton buds
  • Adhesive strips
  • Plasters (band aid)
  • Bandages
  • Adhesive tape
  • Disposable gloves
  • Tweezers

Protective eyewear

  • Eye patches
  • Eye lotion
  • Work goggles
  • Mask for welding (if you do welding)

Face Masks and respirators
Protect your lungs from hazardous fumes and vapours.

Leather and cotton gloves prevent blisters and splinters.

Emergency numbers
Display these telephone numbers in a clearly visible place, such as a kitchen notice board or fridge door: police, fire and hospital emergency services. Other useful numbers include your doctor's and specialist's numbers, and the numbers of close relatives or friends.