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Guideline for Civil Defence Cabinets

These suggestions for equipment and food are guidelines only. The amount and types of equipment and food you have at work will depend on the number of staff, the nature of your business, the type of building, and your location.

civil defence cabinet with contentsSuggested equipment items

Blanket, foil

Blanket, wool

Stretcher, foam

Stretcher, board

Rope, poly 30m

Rope, sisal 12m

Torch, batteries

D batteries

Radio, batteries

AA batteries

Gloves/debris

Dust mask

Goggles

Water

Water tablets

Hard hat

Bucket

Plastic bin bags

Wrecking bar

Saw, wood

Saw, hack

Sledge hammer

Cutter/pliers

Axe

CD first aid kit

Meths stove for water

3 ltr billy for water

Matches (pkt)

Lighter

Disposable gloves

Toilet paper

Sanitary needs

Broom

Brush/pan

Disinfectant

Mouth guards

Light sticks


Sample food requirements for 25 people for 3 days

Ensure basic food supplies are also in the cabinets. Food items should be replaced on an annual or bi-annual basis. The following is a suggested menu; note that the quantities are quite small, and may not be adequate for people doing physical labour.

DAY 1

Baked beans, 10 x 820g cans

Cream corn, 10 x 440g cans

Raisins, 4 x 12 mini box packet

Muesli bars, 3 x 8 bar box

DAY 2

Tuna in water, 10 x 425g cans

Potato salad, 10 x 310g cans

Raisins, 4 x 12 mini box packet

Muesli bars, 3 x 8 bar box

DAY 3

Spaghetti, 10 x 820g cans

Green beans, 10 x 425g cans

Raisins, 4 x 12 mini box packet

Muesli bars, 3 x 8 bar box

Additional Food/supplies

Barley sugars, 9 packets

Chocolate, 9 king size blocks

Paper plates, 125 x 25cm

Plastic forks, 100

Methylated spirits 1 x 1 litre

Can opener x 4

Large garbage bags (for sanitation) 25