Safety Tips: What to Buy and Include in Your First Aid Kit?

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One of the most important items you should always carry with you when camping is a first aid kit. A well equipped first aid kit can make a big difference in case of an emergency and at Denver Tent we want to provide you with a list of what the Red Cross recommends to include in all of them:

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  • 2 absorbent compress dressings (5 x 9 inches)
  • 25 adhesive bandages (assorted sizes)
  • 1 adhesive cloth tape (10 yards x 1 inch)
  • 5 antibiotic ointment packets (approximately 1 gram)
  • 5 antiseptic wipe packets
  • 2 packets of aspirin (81 mg each)
  • 1 blanket (space blanket)
  • 1 breathing barrier (with one-way valve)
  • 1 instant cold compress
  • 2 pair of nonlatex gloves (size: large)
  • 2 hydrocortisone ointment packets (approximately 1 gram each)
  • Scissors
  • 1 roller bandage (3 inches wide)
  • 1 roller bandage (4 inches wide)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (3 x 3 inches)
  • 5 sterile gauze pads (4 x 4 inches)
  • Oral thermometer (non-mercury/nonglass)
  • 2 triangular bandages
  • Tweezers
  • First aid instruction booklet

At Denver Tent we have many years of outdoors experience and we put your safety always first, that is why we always take a first aid kit wherever we go to. We highly recommend you to have your own first aid kit when going camping in your Denver tent.

First aid kit

 

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