How to Tear Zinc Oxide Tape

Zinc oxide tape is very easy to tear. Just follow these simple instructions:

  1. Unwind the tape to the required length
  2. On either side of the point at which you want to tear, grip the tape between the thumb and index finger of each hand
  3. Split the tape with a sharp ripping motion, as if tearing a sheet of paper (but harder and faster!)
  4. Zinc oxide tape can be torn along its length or width using this technique
  5. To see the technique in action, watch this video:

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What Should a Sports First Aid Kit Contain?

A Sports First Aid Kit

Most sport is generally safe to participate in. However, sport remains an inherently physical activity and some risk of injury is inevitable. It is essential to have an adequate first aid kit to hand. But what should an ‘adequate’ sports first aid kit contain?
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First Aid for Snow Sports

The rate of injuries in snow sports is relatively low at only 2 – 4 injuries per 1000 days participation, but it’s worth being prepared for the minor injuries that may occur during your trip. Here are some first aid tips for winter sports… Read more ›

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First Aid Dressings Explained

Nurse applying wound dressing to a person

Cover wounds with dressings to help prevent infection and to protect the wound from further damage. Dressings can also be used to exert pressure on the wound to promote blood clotting. Whenever possible, a sterile dressing should be used. If a sterile dressing isn’t available you can use a clean piece of non-fluffy material as an improvised dressing, secured in place with a strip of cloth. Read more ›

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How to Use Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB)

A roll of Elastic Adhesive Bandage.

Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB) is one of our top-selling strapping tapes. Here is the lowdown on how and when to use it… Read more ›

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