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For purposes of general safety:
(1) Flares, self igniting, 30 minute
(2) Flashlights, battery powered 6V, stand-up lantern type
(3) Gauntlets, foam insulated, vinyl coated, fluorescent orange
(1) Portable suction apparatus, with wide-bore tubing and rigid pharyngeal suction tip.
(2) Bag-mask ventilation unit, hand-operated, with adult, child, and infant size masks. Clear masks are preferable. Valves must operate in cold weather, and unit must be capable of use with oxygen supply.
(3) Oropharyngeal airways, adult, child, and infant sizes.
(4) Mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation airways, for adults, and children. Commonly referred to as “S” tubes, Resusci-Tubes, etc. (May be combined with Item 3 above).
(5) Portable oxygen equipment (Flynn Valve or Equal) with adequate tubing and semi-open, valveless transparent masks in adult, child, and infant sizes. (Plus 1 extra D or E cylinder.)
(6) Mouth gags, either commercial or made of three tongue blades taped together and padded.
(7) Sterile solutions, preferably in plastic bags, for wetting dressings, flushing chemicals, etc.
(8) Universal dressings, approximately 10 inches by 36 inches, compactly folded and packaged in convenient size.
(9) Sterile gauze pads, 4 inches by 4 inches.
(10) Bandages, soft roller, self-adhering-type 6 inches x 5 yards.
(11) Aluminum foil, roll, 18 inches x 25 feet, sterilized and wrapped.
(12) Adhesive tap, 3 inches wide.
(13) Burn sheets, sterile.
(14) Traction splint, lower extremity, hinged half-ring with commercial limb-support slings, padded ankle hitch, and traction strap. (Hare Traction Splint or Pulsion Traction Splint)
(15) Padded boards, 4-1/2 feet long by 3 inches wide. Padded boards, 3 feet long, or material comparable to 4-ply wood for coaptation splinting of leg or thigh.
(16) Padded wooden splints, 15 inches x 3 inches, for fractures of the forearm. (By local option, similar splints of cardboard, plastic, wire-ladder, or canvas slotted lace-on may be carried in place of the above 36 inches and 15 inches boards.)
(17) Inflated splints, uncomplicated, in addition to Item 16 or as substitute for the short boards. Arm and leg.