Types Of Pool First Aid Kits

by Pool Builders on 02-13-2014 in Articles

Although, accidents are common in swimming pools, you can easily manage them using a pool first aid kit. This is a product that contains medical supplies that help you to manage an accident. Some of the common things contained in the kit are: bandages, pain relief tablets, and anti microbial and anti-bacterial cleansers.

Pool first aid kits are of different types. The main types are: bulk, general purpose, and emergency response Pak.

Bulk first aid kits

These are designed for large aquatic facilities. They tend to have a lot of medical supplies that aid in meeting the needs of a large number of people. The kits are usually categorized in four categories: small, medium, large and deluxe.

The small kit is ideal for 25 people, medium ideal for 50 people, large designed for 75 people, and deluxe designed to be used by up to 100 people. These kits are ideal for pool owners and as a pool owner you should buy a kit that will be ideal for your facility.

General purpose first aid kits

These are equipped to handle a wide variety of bruises, bumps, and sprains. Just like the bulk first aid products, these products also come in different sizes. For example, there are kits that are meant for 10, 16, 24, and 36 people. These items are ideal for pool owners; however, individuals can buy the kits and be using them as a group.

Emergency response Pak

This is used in highly emergency cases. The Pak is mainly used in cleaning up potentially harmful fluids. The Pak usually contains chlorine and an absorbent. These two are used in cleaning and disinfecting the affected areas.

In addition to chlorine and an absorbent, the Pak also contains latex gloves, bio hazard bag, pick-up shovel, and antiseptic towel. As a pool owner, you can buy this Pak for your clients. You can also buy the Pak for yourself as a swimmer.

Although, these are the main types of first aid kits that you will find in many stores, there are many other kits such as: New Jersey and blood borne pathogen kits.

While, there are many stores that you can buy the kits from, you should be cautious when buying the kits. This is because there are some sellers that may try to rip you off by selling you substandard products. To ensure that you are not ripped off, you should do plenty of research and identify reputable sellers.

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