Be Prepared for Anything: Essential First Aid Kits

Be Prepared for Anything: Essential First Aid Kits

The late afternoon sun cast long shadows across the parched earth as Matt mustered a stubborn beast. A large unseen loose rock sent the motorbike off in an unexpected direction throwing Matt violently onto a twisted stump of an old mallee tree. Phone reception was non existent, but Matt wasn’t helpless, he made the call back to base on his two way alerting them to his predicament before going in to action. His dusty first-aid kit became a lifeline.

The bike was more banged up than Matt with a burst tyre and buckled wheel that needed some serious work. Matt’s injury wasn’t going to kill him but having the right gear in a time of need is satisfying and once the bleeding was staunched and the pain killers kicked in all Matt could do was wait for the cavalry to arrive.

About an hour later, a plume of dust announced his rescue. Matt was taken to the hospital to be checked over thoroughly and whilst there the doctor praised his first aid skills. “Lucky you were prepared,” he rumbled.

The outback, harsh yet beautiful, demanded resilience. Matt’s first-aid kit, a simple precaution, had become a symbol of survival in the vast emptiness.

Accidents happen, and it’s always best to be prepared. Whether you’re at work, on the road, or at home, having a well-stocked first aid kit can mean the difference between minor inconvenience and a major medical emergency. Here at Rural and Remote First Aid, we offer two fantastic first aid kits to suit your needs: the MODULATOR 4 Series Softpack First Aid Kit and the MODULATOR EXTREME Waterproof Tough First Aid & Trauma Kit.

Introducing the Revolutionary MODULATOR First Aid Kits!

Forget scrambling through a cluttered kit – the MODULATOR is the injury-specific first aid solution you’ve been waiting for!

Exceeding Workplace Standards:

This innovative kit goes beyond basic requirements, ensuring you have everything you need to meet and exceed standard workplace regulations.

Targeted Treatment, Fast:

Gone are the days of searching for supplies. The MODULATOR features highly visual, clearly labelled softpack modules, each colour-coded for specific injuries. This allows for quick identification and ensures you can administer the appropriate first-aid treatment in seconds.

Always Prepared, Always Reliable:

The MODULATOR is built to last, with high-quality materials and secure, colour-coded Velcro tabs keeping everything organised and readily accessible.

Treat Common Workplace Injuries with Confidence:

The MODULATOR boasts a comprehensive set of 6 injury-specific modules, designed to tackle all the most common workplace injuries. From cuts and scrapes to sprains and burns, you’ll be prepared to handle any situation effectively.

Invest in Peace of Mind:

The MODULATOR first aid kit isn’t just a box of supplies – it’s an investment in the safety and well-being of your employees.

MODULATOR 4 Series Softpack First Aid Kit (36 x 14 x 23cm)

This versatile kit is perfect for workplaces, cars, and travel. Its compact size makes it easy to store, while still providing a comprehensive range of essential first aid supplies.


Ideal for a variety of environments

Easy to store and transport

Contains essential first aid supplies for common injuries

Suitable for:

Cuts and scrapes: Adhesive bandages in various sizes, antiseptic wipes, gauze pads

Minor burns: Burn cream packets, sterile dressings

Blisters: Moleskin, blister pads

Insect bites and stings: Antihistamine wipes, tweezers

Strains and sprains: Elastic bandages, cold compress

MODULATOR EXTREME Waterproof Tough First Aid & Trauma Kit 43 x 38 x 15.4cm

**Defibrillator not included

For those unexpected and extreme situations, we have introduced the Modulator Extreme. A comprehensive First Aid Kit ready for any situation. Perfect for remote workers, farmers, or hazardous work environments such as mines, construction sites, or forestry.

An industry first kit that combines essential first aid items in 6 easily identifiable modules with a tourniquet and Israeli bandages packaged in a tough, practical and easy to access case. Ready for emergencies, Modulator Extreme has the added benefit of space to add in your choice of Heartsine AED*.The waterproof construction ensures that your supplies stay dry and protected, no matter the conditions.

*Heartsine AED and Prep Kit sold separately.


Waterproof and durable for harsh environments

Perfect for construction sites, outdoor activities, and marine use

Contains a wide range of first aid supplies to handle a variety of injuries

This extensive kit is prepared for a wider range of injuries, including:

Everything in the Softpack Kit, plus:

Eye injuries: Eye wash solution, sterile eye pads

More serious wounds: Trauma dressings, tourniquet (use only as a last resort and with proper training)

Safety items: Safety pins, tweezers, emergency blanket

Why Choose the Modulator First First Aid Kits?

Both of our MODULATOR first aid kits are assembled with high-quality materials and components, ensuring they’ll be there for you when you need them most. They are designed to be easy to use in an emergency situation, with clear labelling and organisation so you can find the supplies you need quickly.

Shop Now and Be Prepared

Don’t wait for an accident to happen before you get prepared! Visit our website

By Scott Brown

If you would like more information about this topic or any others, purchase any First Aid stock or equipment, or to book a Remote Area First Aid course, please contact us on 0491 057 339 or email

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Author bio:

For over 23 years Scott Brown has been training Remote Area First Aid across Australia. Having first joined Rural Ambulance Victoria in 2001 and working in the high-country in Victoria, he began teaching First Aid for Rural Ambulance Victoria. 23 years on, he works with some of Australia’s largest pastoral corporations and property managers that combined manage over 200,000 square kms of the Australian landscape.

Known for conveying detailed First Aid information in a relatable and relaxed way, Scott’s courses have become popular with Agricultural Property Managers, overseers and ringers alike. The highly practical course content ensures relevance to actual situations that are possible to encounter on a working property.

Scott continues to work with Ambulance Victoria alongside his First Aid training. 

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