A first aid kit should be in a container suitable for its environment.
Standard: American National Standard (ANSI) Z308.1. Minimum Requirements for Industrial Unit-Type First-aid Kits.
Classification of kit containers:
(1) Type I: indoor use, nonportable, with minimal risk of damage
(2) Type II: indoor use, portable, with minimal risk of damage
(3) Type III: general indoor use and sheltered outdoor use, portable, with low to moderate risk of damage
(4) Type IV: potential for damage and rough handling significant (ruggedized with protection against impact, moisture and corrosion)
Location of Use
Risk of Damage
indoor or sheltered outdoor
low to moderate
indoor or outdoor
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