First Aid Kit contents

Note: If you have particular medical needs (i.e asthma, allergies, diabetes, etc.) you MUST carry your own equipment/supplies to cater for this. Please consult your doctor as to whether it will be safe for you to take part and use these medications during the event.

Note: This First Aid Kit is intended to supplement your own First Aid supplies in an emergency.

Contents of First Aid Kit

(Kits replenished by St Johns Ambulance each year)

  • Elastic Conforming Bandage
  • Crepe Bandage
  • 2 x Sterile Dressing
  • 8 x Alcohol Swaps
  • 1 x Face Shield
  • 1 x Waterproof Safety Matches
  • 1 x Triangular Bandage
  • 1 x First Aid booklet (2012/13)
  • Various adherent dressings
  • 2 x Latex Gloves
  • 1 x Triangular Bandage
  • 1 x Space Blanket
  • 1 x Tweezers
  • 1 x First Aid scissors

It is a requirement of your entry into Inward Bound that your team is capable of administering First Aid. We recommend undertaking a Senior First Aid course through the Red Cross / Parasol EMT / St Johns Ambulance prior to entering the event.

Note: No compression bandage is supplied in this First Aid kit. To administer First Aid treatment to a snakebite, your team must carry two compression bandages (part of Team Mandatory Equipment). They MUST be marked with the words “COMPRESSION BANDAGE”.