First Aid Cabinet and Portable Kit Recommendations

The following information can be used for the development of a site-specific policy and procedure.


Each building should maintain an appropriate First Aid Cabinet or Kit; if off-site trips occur at least (1) Portable Emergency Kit should be available.

First aid supplies should be readily available and accessible in the event of an emergency or injury.

The contents of the cabinet and kit should be monitored and replenished as needed.

Appropriate staff should be identified and trained in responding to first aid needs.


All buildings should have a written policy and procedure for responsibility, location, access, and maintenance of first aid supplies.


Facility/building administrator is responsible for enforcement.


The contents of the First Aid Cabinet should include at a minimum:

Contents of a Portable Emergency Kit should contain at a minimum: