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Our favourite first aid kits for work


Our favourite first aid kits for work

It’s extremely important for all workplaces to have a first aid kit ready in case an employee finds themselves injured or unwell.

Most industries will have strict guidelines in place when it comes to OHS and first aid management—if you’re unsure about the best first aid kit for your workplace, have a read through our quick summary below. We’ve compiled some of our favourite first aid kits for workplaces across Australia.

Level 4 Soft Workplace First Aid Kit

This first aid kit is one of our top choices because it’s lightweight and easily transportable, making it perfect for workers who are constantly on the move. This particular kit has been designed for low-risk industries with up to 25 people or high-risk workplaces with up to 10 people. This kit contains the essential items you would need to properly manage the most common injuries that tend to happen within the workplace including cuts, abrasions and sprains. You can feel confident you’ve made the right choice with this kit because it complies with the latest WHS legislation for Australian workplaces. Some of the contents of this first aid kit include:  

  • Plasters & bandages in a variety of sizes
  • Dressings
  • Antiseptic spray
  • Burn gel sachets
  • Gauze swabs
  • Eye wash
  • CPR face shield
  • Ice pack
  • Scissors, tweezers & gloves

Level 6 Rugged First Aid Kit

One of our other top workplace first aid kit recommendations is the Level 6 Rugged kit. This kit is increasingly becoming popular because of its heavy-duty carry case that makes it great for the outdoors—perfect for tradies and construction workers. This kit is better suited to low-risk environments of up to 100 people or high-risk environments of up to 50 people. For your peace of mind, this kit is also compliant with the legislation for Australian workplaces across all states and territories. Some of the essentials you’ll find in this heavy-duty kit includes:

  • Fabric & plastic plasters
  • Dressing in a wide range of sizes
  • Conforming bandages
  • Scissors & tweezers
  • Emergency rescue blanket
  • Disposable gloves
  • CPR face shield
  • Gauze swabs
  • Antiseptic spray


Refresh your workplace first aid kit today

Is it time to update your workplace first aid kit? Browse our complete range of first aid kits and supplies on our online shop. While you’re at it, we suggest you take a look at our range of defibrillators and defibrillator packs—you never know when you may need to revive someone at work.

For more information regarding first aid in the workplace, be sure to get in touch with the experts at FAAE today.


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