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Items for a Basic Emergency Preparedness Kit for Your Office or Personal Work Space


Keep enough non-perishable food to sustain you for at least one day (three meals). Select food that requires no refrigeration, no preparation or cooking, and little to no water. Rotate your food supply regularly. The following items are suggested:


Store water in plastic containers, such as soft drink bottles. Avoid using containers that will decompose or break, such as milk cartons or glass bottles. Rotate your supply regularly.


Consult with your physician or pharmacist about how these medications should be stored and notify your employer about storage concerns.

First Aid Supplies

If your employer does not provide first aid supplies, have the following:

Tools and Supplies