News Archive for camping first aid kits

Water Safety Australia 2017
Sadly the annual rate of fatal drownings has increased from 280 to 291 according to figures released by Royal Life Saving. Australians are urged to check their preparedness for Water Safety, especially as the weather warms up and people and families begin to spend more time boating, swimming and exploring Australia's waterways. Supervise Children watch them at all times and keep within arms reach. Don't just keep an ear out or allow yourself...Read More

Are you ready for snake season?
Before Snake Season starts again (although even in these colder months, snake bites are still being reported in the news across Australia) get prepared with the right First Aid supplies and a CPR course - yes, a CPR course! New research from 10 years of data from the Australian Snakebite Project published today in the Medical Journal of Australia shows that snake bite victims who collapse after venom enters their bloodstream are rarely...Read More

Water Safety Checklist USA 2017
International Water Safety Day is the perfect time to check your preparedness for Water Safety, whether you are boating, swimming or exploring America's lakes and rivers. Supervise Children watch them at all times and keep within arms reach. Don't just keep an ear out or allow yourself to be distracted by smartphones and books: drowning children do not splash and shout! Fence Pools ensure swimming pools are fenced with a four-sided isolation fence (do not use...Read More

Water Safety Checklist Australia 2017
International Water Safety Day is the perfect time to check your preparedness for Water Safety, whether you are boating, swimming or exploring Australia's waterways. Supervise Children watch them at all times and keep within arms reach. Don't just keep an ear out or allow yourself to be distracted by smartphones and books: drowning children do not splash and shout! Fence Pools ensure swimming pools are well fenced in line with regulations, using self-closing and self-latching gates. Life...Read More

First Aid for Snake Bites
A new study has revealed that 1 in 4 Australians have no idea what to do if they suffer a snake bite, rising to 1 in 3 for Australians aged under 25. The under-25's were also the most likely to cause harm with common mistreatment's: "Tourniquets, cutting and sucking are extremely dangerous and can actually exacerbate a bite," Associate Professor Julian White, Head of Toxicology at the Women's and Children's Hospital, said. "First...Read More

Are you ready for snake season?
The ACT Government is re-issuing advice on how best to avoid snake bites following a sharp rise of injuries in the territory. Canberra and the ACT has an abundance of native wildlife including eight species of snakes - and they are an important part of the environment. If you do come across a snake, just calmly back away and give it a wide berth - do not confront it or attempt to move or...Read More

Snake Bite First Aid Kit
Snake Bites are always a risk for anyone spending time in nature, whether camping and bush walking or working outdoors slashing long grass or working on roadside construction. Victims of snake bites should avoid moving as much as possible, so it is important to always have what you need in an emergency to hand - for this reason the Regulator Snake Bite First Aid Kit is fitted with a belt loop to keep close...Read More