[hackerspaces] first aid

Sam Ley sam.ley at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 17:31:07 CET 2012

Great booklet and list for a basic first aid kit, thanks for sharing! I
also appreciate the brief reminders on scene assessment and proper use of
the various materials, perfect for just printing out and including in the

For day-to-day workshop use I'd probably fill it out a bit with the things
I know I use a lot of (NSAIDS, weird shaped waterproof bandaids and topical
burn gel), but it is the perfect start for a small hackerspace.


On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 12:46 AM, Arclight <arclight at gmail.com> wrote:

> We just got done building a bunch of first aid kits for friends and
> family over here. Here is my "open source" guide with the bill of
> materials in the back:
> http://23.org/~arclight/firstaid/firstaid_booklet.pdf
> It's based on an article I wrote:
> http://23.org/~arclight/firstaid/group_kit.rtf
> The premise is that you want something that can be purchased for
> $25-30 (supplies only) and packaged in something about the size of a 4
> liter zip-loc. This could be a tackle box, clear plastic box or a nice
> zippered nylon bag like the last ones I did. This kit is applicable
> for about 1 year worth of minor injuries and small emergencies, or one
> serious trauma event. Multiple kits can be combined for something like
> a car wreck or industrial accident. The contents and methodology are
> based on my experience as an EMT in search & rescue.
> Hope this helps!
> Arclight
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