What’s in Your Farm First Aid Kit?
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The following is from Bulletin #2339, First Aid Kits for the Farm and Home.
Items that should be in a first aid kit carried in tractors and other farm machinery
- Extra change taped to the carrying case to make an emergency phone call
- A basic first aid manual
- Two triangular bandages with 36″ sides (made from bed sheets)
- Spray antiseptic (not a pressurized can)
- Sterile saline solution
- Twelve adhesive bandages and four safety pins
- Two pairs of rubber or latex gloves
- Eye goggles
- Three small packages of sugar
- Mouth protection device for mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
- Four compress bandages, 2″x2″, 4″x4″
- 24″x72″ compress
- One roll of adhesive tape
- Six pressure bandages
- Gauze bandage
- Stainless steel bandage scissors (strong enough to cut through denim)
- One elastic wrap
- Cold pack
- Amputation preservation kit (plastic bags: one large garbage bag, four kitchen-sized and two bread bags)