Create your own emergency kit

Prepare a Cyclone Emergency Kit

Your business should have an Emergency Kit stored safely  where staff can access it in an emergency.
emergency Kit

Your Emergency Kit should include

  • a portable radio
  • a torch
  • spare batteries
  • first aid kit
  • non-perishable food
  • Fresh water
  • sturdy gloves
  • waterproof bags
  • towels or blankets
  • tools such as a swiss army knife
  • A Baintech Black Out Buster
  • copies of important documents in sealed plastic bags.

By including a Baintech Black Out Buster in your emergency kit, you can ensure that you essential equipment such as phones, PCs and emergency lights are powered up during a blackout. This means you don’t have to worry about a drop in communication or the danger of stumbling around in the dark. Click here to learn how BOB can help prepare your business for cyclone season.

The first aid kit should provide basic equipment for administering first aid for injuries including:

  • cuts, scratches, punctures, grazes and splinters
  • muscular sprains and strains
  • minor burns
  • amputations and/or major bleeding wounds
  • broken bones
  • eye injuries
  • shock

You should base your first aid kit on a risk assessment, by gauging what is most dangerous in your workplace. As a guide only a basic first aid kit should contain

  • 1 packet of plastic strips
  • 1 roll of non-allergenic tape
  • 2 sterile eye pads
  • 4 triangular bandages
  • 1 conforming gauze bandage
  • 1 sterile combine dressing
  • 1 stainless steel scissors
  • 2 square gauze swabs
  • 1 bottle antiseptic cream
  • 1 wound closure steri-strip
  • 1 bottle antiseptic solution
  • 5 alcohol swabs