APPENDIX B:  LIST OF REQUIRED EQUIPMENT
 
For purposes of general safety:
Minimum Qty.
(1)   Flares, self igniting, 30 minute
12
(2)   Flashlights, battery powered 6V, stand-up lantern type
2
(3)   Gauntlets, foam insulated, vinyl coated, fluorescent orange
2 pairs
Medical equipment:
(1)   Portable suction apparatus, with wide-bore tubing and rigid pharyngeal suction tip.
1
(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.
1
(3)   Oropharyngeal airways, adult, child, and infant sizes.
2 each
(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.)
1
(6)   Mouth gags, either commercial or made of three tongue blades taped together and padded.
3
(7)   Sterile solutions, preferably in plastic bags, for wetting dressings, flushing chemicals, etc.
6
(8)   Universal dressings, approximately 10 inches by 36 inches, compactly folded and packaged in convenient size.
12
(9)   Sterile gauze pads, 4 inches by 4 inches.
200
(10)   Bandages, soft roller, self-adhering-type 6 inches x 5 yards.
24
(11)   Aluminum foil, roll, 18 inches x 25 feet, sterilized and wrapped.
1
(12)   Adhesive tap, 3 inches wide.
2
(13)   Burn sheets, sterile.
2
(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)
1
(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.
2 each
(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.)
2
(17)   Inflated splints, uncomplicated, in addition to Item 16 or as substitute for the short boards. Arm and leg.
2 kits