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First Aid Kits

A first aid kit is a collection of supplies and equipment that is used to give medical treatment.

We have HSE compliant kits as well as BS8599-1 compliant workplace first aid kits and BS8599-2 compliant vehicle first aid kits. Browse our comprehensive range of small, medium and large kits, so that you can be on the right side of the law.

Unsure which kit you need? We understand it can be overwhelming to choose between all the first aid kits on the market.

Steroplast have a first aid kit for every requirement and have made it easy for you to choose the right first aid kit..

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  • School Trip Travel Kit
    £23.95
  • Stero-paws Animal First Aid Kit
    From £9.99
  • First Aid Kit Station
    £99.00
  • BS8599-1 Off-site Lone Worker First Aid Kit
    From £12.05
  • BS8599-2 Vehicle First Aid Kit
    From £15.25
  • HSE Lone Worker First Aid Kit
    From £4.70
  • BS8599-1 Workplace First Aid Kit
    From £14.95
  • BS8599-1 First Aid Kits
    From £14.95
  • HSE First Aid Kits
    From £6.15
  • Sports Medical First Aid Kit

    Starting at £41.00

  • Childcare First Aid Kit

    Starting at £9.95

  • BS8599-1 Sterochef Catering First Aid Kit

    Starting at £24.20

  • Vehicle First Aid Kit Bag
    £5.90
  • Taxi and PSV First Aid Kit
    £16.55
  • Medium Sports First Aid Kit
    £25.50
  • First Response Kit
    £37.15
  • 70 Piece First Aid Kit
    £14.70
  • 40 Piece Fold Up First Aid Kit
    £6.90
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First aid kits

Our kits are suitable for a range of workplaces and environments for many purposes. Our collection covers several sectors of the industry, so you will be sure to find one that is right for you. You can rest assured that everything we supply is:

Of the highest quality
Tried and tested
Comes complete with robust guarantees
Gets delivered on time
Has been designed to meet the toughest UK and EU standards

High-quality and cost-effective refills are also available for immediate replacement of entire kits without buying a new case.

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How do I know what first aid kit I should buy for my workplace?


There are lots of things to consider when deciding which first aid kit is suitable for you - including the size of the workplace, number of employees, risk level and work activity.

There are 2 steps you should take when deciding which first aid kit is suitable for your workplace:

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Each employer must carry out a workplace assessment whereby they assess the environment, equipment, facilities, and relevant personnel.

When doing this you need to consider how many significant areas there are in the workplace. A significant area is an individual floor or building e.g. an office and a warehouse on the same site constitutes as 2 significant areas. There needs to be one first aid kit per significant area.

Employers must also consider employee health records, travel, secondary sites and visitors.

You can use our selection chart below to narrow down which workplace first aid kit is suitable for you:

Degree of hazardNumber of employeesMinimum requirements
Low hazard (e.g. shops, offices, and all sports facilities)Less than 25At least 1 small kit
25 - 50At least 1 medium kit
More than 50At least 1 large kit per 100 employees
High hazard (e.g. light engineering and assembly work, food processing, warehousing, dangerous machinery construction, harmful chemicals etc.)Less than 5At least 1 small kit
5 - 25At least 1 medium kit
More than 25At least 1 large kit per 25 employees
Step_2

Once you know which size kit you need, you need to know which type of kit is suitable for your workforce. Our first aid kits have been developed to meet British Standards and consider all the different hazards and employee needs.

Below are our different first aid kit options:

Workplace First Aid Kit

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Lone Worker First Aid Kit

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Specialist First Aid Kits

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What are the legal first aid kit requirements?


All workplaces (no exceptions) are required to provide British Standard quality first aid equipment in the workplace.

As the 1981 Health and Safety Regulations state – every employer is required to complete a full assessment of the workplace and fit first aid kits accordingly. The assessment should be thorough and consider the factors previously mentioned to determine how many first aid kits will be necessary.

Below are the minimum requirements for first aid kits in the UK:

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It is the law

Employers have a legal responsibility to provide immediate first-aid care to their employees and support them with work-health related issues.

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The 60 second rule

As injuries at work can be life-threatening you should be able to reach a kit within 60 seconds.

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One kit per floor

If your staff are split over more than one floor, you must have at least one kit per floor.

What should a first aid kit contain?


Every workplace and environment has its own requirements for the size and contents of a first aid kit, which is determined by the workplace assessment.

As each case is different, there is not a defined list of items that a first aid kit must include, but at a minimum, it should be stocked with the following items from our first aid kit checklist:

  • Wound dressings
  • Bandages
  • Tape
  • Assorted plasters
  • First aid emergency guidance leaflet
  • Sterile eye dressings
  • Burn dressings

Our first aid kits contain these items, which are also available to buy individually throughout the first aid section on our website.

Still unsure


So many companies offer so much choice it becomes confusing.

Our refined range of first aid kits has been designed to suit every requirement, whether you are an individual or an employer to hundreds of members of staff. Let us help you choose which kind of kit you need.