Equipment

First aid kits

You can maintain first aid kits and equipment in a number of ways, including:

  • as part of the scheduled workplace inspection program undertaken by the members of the inspection team
  • use of a dedicated first aid kit and equipment inspection schedule
  • use of a contracted first aid kit and/or equipment service provider

First aid kit replenishment supplies are available from preferred suppliers such as Complete Office Supplies in iProcurement or Chemical Store (Building 153).

Specialist first aid supplies are also available in iProcurement. Suppliers include:

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs)

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are used to provide first aid to a person experiencing suspected sudden cardiac arrest (heart attack). Training is recommended before using them, but not required. Please follow the instructions packaged with the machine, as well as the standard operating procedure below.

A number of Zoll AED Plus model defibrillators are available around Parkville and Southbank campuses.