Life on planet earth is hazardous to your health. Every breathing human being knows almost from the beginning that there will be owies big and small. So we begin with the sure knowledge that it is only a matter of time before we are going to need something from the first aid kit. Of course, time has no respect for place or activity so we need to be always prepared.

That's one thing the Boy Scouts got right. Being prepared means having a kit that is close buy and stocked with the stuff you are going to need when the event does occur. We recommend that you have a kit for your home, vehicles and or portable kits that can be taken with you into the great outdoors should you be so inclined. Get the best First Aid Courses In Kent via

Essential First Aid Kit Items

The list of items that you could put in or find in a first aid kit is potentially endless so you need to focus on the basics and then build on that for lifestyle variations and personal needs.

We are happy to say that there are many quality first aid kits on the market that will more than do the job, there are also a lot of stuff out there that is, well junk from overseas.

So here's what we suggest. Basic everyday first aid is based on the clean, treat and cover method. That covers the large part of everyday first aid, things like cuts and scrapes, abrasions, bumps and minor burns.