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British Standard for First Aid Kits - BS-8599-1:2011

Our new range of workplace first aid kits all conform to


BSI compliant first aid kits now come in four sizes: travel, small, medium and large.

Unsure what first aid kit you need for your workplace? View our helpful BSI workplace first aid kit guide.

St John Ambulance First Aid Kit

Why are First Aid Kits changing?

Since 1997, one, ten, twenty and fifty person kits have been the workplace standard. However changing workplace environments, risk awareness and first aid protocols have required new first aid products to be developed by the British Healthcare Trade Association (BHTA) and the British Standards Institute (BSI) to help provide more effective first aid and has led to the establishment of the new standard of workplace first aid kits: BS-8599-1:2011

The Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981 states: "An employer shall provide or ensure that there are provided such equipment and facilities as are adequate and appropriate in the circumstances for enabling first aid to be rendered to his employees if they are injured or become ill at work".

The introduction of the new British Standard means any person or organisation who continues to provide the old style one, ten, twenty and fifty person kits is no longer compliant with their obligations under The Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981.

First Aid Kit

Why buy from us?

First aid is essential to all businesses so what better product to trust than a BS-8599-1:2011 compliant First Aid Kit from the nation's leading first aid organisation and trainer of choice for hundreds of thousands of businesses, local authorities and schools - St John Ambulance

The St John Ambulance BSI workplace kits meet the highest quality standards and provide outstanding value for money.

In addition when you buy these kits and supplies from us, you get the products you need and help St John Ambulance save lives as the sale of these products help fund the St John Ambulance charity, making sure first aid is available in your community whenever its needed.

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