Every Prepper Needs One of These

Every Prepper Needs One of These

How to Weather a Lengthy Power Outage

Reduce pain caused by a bad storm! Learn how to cope with a severe power outage!

Emergency Survival – Myth Vs Reality

It is a common misconception that when faced with an emergency situation, the adrenalin will take over and you will automatically know what to do. A nice thought, but very often not true. Even though the adrenalin does start to flow, it is more likely to create panic. Here are some common truths versus myths about emergency situations and there solutions.

How to Survive a Lightning Strike

Lightning is one of natures fiercest forces & it quite unpredictable. On many occasions I’ve seen it strike many miles from the storm front, especially close to the ocean or water. That being said, there are a number of things that you can do to protect yourself during a lightning storm.

Preparing For Another Ike – Insurance and Safety Tips

Anyone in the coastal region of Texas or Louisiana remembers the disaster brought by hurricane Ike. Insurance claim nightmares and unbelievable property damages. Use these tips to prepare for another such hurricane.

Water Damage in Commercial Buildings

If a building has a busted pipe, a flood, or if the sprinklers go off, it can cause the building to flood and cause lots of damage to the building, documents, wires, elevators, and everything else in the building. A busted pipe can cause the water to flood the basement or the first floor of an apartment building, a business building, and more. It can make people flee out of the build because their rooms are flooding with water, and the water is soaking in everything.

Improve Survival Food Storage – Oxygen Absorbers and Nitrogen Packing

Freeze dried food has most of the water removed to preserve the food for a long time. But if you can eliminate the small amounts of air that leak in the food container after it is sealed, the food can last years longer.

How to Manage Fire and Other Disaster Circumstances

A disaster is a catastrophe which is man-made, produced accidentally or by design, such as a hostile enemy act, or which is of natural origin. Man-made catastrophes like fires can take its toll in its own particular way – property is damaged and destroyed; people are injured and killed.

A Penny Saved is Several Pennies Earned

We have previously discussed saving money for emergency bug out situations. That money would be used towards gasoline, tolls, etc as you head to your emergency survival retreat. Now we are going to talk about saving a few cents for those emergency times that may be in our future. When I say a few cents I literally mean pennies.

Effective Ways to Keep Fire Away From the Kitchen

The two leading causes of home fires are cooking equipment and heating equipments. Most of these fires are not caused by the equipment. They are actually results of people making safety mistakes while using that equipment. So, for better fire protection, check on the list below:

Infant CPR Certification Shows Capability in Handling a Delicate Situation

The article shows how one can save a child’s life and how to get infant CPR certification. Whether you are a parent or not, infant CPR is always useful to know. Nobody wants to be in a situation where a baby’s life is in your hands. There are ways by which you can learn infant CPR. There are books that you can buy so you know what to watch out for when presented a life threatening situation. However, with the books, even if you have read the whole thing through, you will not earn yourself an infant CPR certification. Plus it is always best to have the training.

Swallowed an Alkaline Battery? Measures to Be Taken

Alkaline battery is the common battery used in flashlights, portable radios, and toys. There may be harmful effects when a person swallows an alkaline battery or breathes in large amounts of dust or smoke from burning batteries. Children have the highest possibility of swallowing alkaline button battery because of its attractive shape. Poisoning occurs when a person is exposed to the chemicals inside the battery. Most household exposures such as licking some liquid from a leaking battery or swallowing a button battery are minor. Serious problems are usually seen only when exposed to the chemicals inside the battery during industrial accidents. Symptoms depend on what type of battery is swallowed. There may be harmful effects when an alkaline battery is swallowed. The main symptoms of alkaline battery poisoning may include: severe pain in the mouth, inability to breathe due to the throat swelling shut, severe pain in the throat, severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, drooling, rapid drop in blood pressure and collapse. You may have the some more symptoms when you inhale large amounts of the alkaline battery, or contents, dust, and smoke from burning batteries.

Confined Space Rescue – A Look at the Trench Rescue

For a construction safety supervisor, a trench rescue is one of the most worrisome portions of confined space rescue. This type of rescue is necessary when someone becomes trapped or buried underground. The risk of a cave in occurring during the excavation process increases by 500%.

Fire Escape, Evacuation

Prepare a plan for evacuating regardless of whether you live in a single family home or an apartment building. Your plan should include waking all family members if at night and a safe meeting place outside. Make a diagram and put the plan in writing. This may sound silly but it will help get everyone committed to the escape plan.

Discount First Aid Supplies

Are you trying to find discount first aid supplies online? With hundreds of choices to make, selecting the best retailer can be difficult. This article will help you select a first aid supplies discount company that you will be come back time and time again to get your refill products.

Hurricane Claim Checklist – What to Write Down After the Storm

Many homeowners are caught unaware during a hurricane. When it comes time to file an insurance claim and have the damage assessed, it’s important to have all the necessary information on hand. Don’t take changes with your hurricane claim–check out these tips.

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