First Aid Kits

First Aid KitsFree NOLS 4.0 first aid kits are available to field research groups that complete a Field Safety Plan, while supplies last. Please email for more information.

Additional First Aid kits are also available at the NOLS Store. 20% educational discount available at the NOLS Store when you provide your .edu email address.

Other items suggested by various field researchers and staff:

  • Extra disposable gloves
  • Superglue
  • Glowstick
  • Earplugs
  • Epinephrine auto-injector (prescription required, e.g. Epipen)
  • Tick Remover (pointed tweezers are included in the NOLS 4.0 kit but the Pro-Tick Remedy has also been recommended)
  • Field eyewash for dust, irritants (e.g. Ocufresh)
  • Tecnu outdoor skin cleanser (for poison oak)
  • Sunscreen
  • Oral rehydration salts
  • Lightweight Sam splint (also available via the NOLS store*)
  • Insect repellent
  • Lightweight emergency blanket (e.g. SOL from Adventure Medical Kits)
  • Extra moleskin for blisters and hot spots
  • Extra Povidone-iodine or Benzoin tinctures for wounds
  • Quikclot (also available via Adventure Medical Kits)

Learn more about Field Safety.