Chainsaw Safety Series | Episode 1 | Forest to Farm

Want To Live Through A Tornado?

Tornadoes can be life threatening as they form within minutes and leave a pathway of destruction similar to a nuclear blast. They are unpredictable and can happen suddenly, any time of year, although most occur during the spring months.

The Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

Everyone was mortified to see the death and destruction of the Haiti Earthquake, as it completely crushed the capital city, and realize this country was already living in severe poverty, over population, and horrible conditions. Imagine an earthquake coming along, knocking down half the buildings, and making the rest unlivable or barely livable without electricity or water, and no roads open to get anything in. Disease, starvation, hunger, and thirst came next, and that was bad even if you’d survived unscathed, what if you were injured?

Awareness and Self-Defense

Whether in the dense foliage of the tropical jungle or the asphalt paved streets of the urban jungle, the first step to survival is AWARENESS. Every one of us can be attacked and every one of us, no matter how highly trained, can be defeated. But what we should never be is surprised.

Self Defense Against Animal Attacks in the Forest

In 2010, there were 6 reported deaths due to animal attacks in wooded areas all over America. There were many other animal attacks involving serious injuries. Taking the right self defense measures is a life and death decision. Hikers, campers and people who live near forests need to take self defense measures to survive an animal attack.

Emergency Water Purification Using Pool Shock (Calcium Hypochlorite)

Potable water is one of our most precious resources and will likely be in short supply during a disaster. While bleach can be used effectively to purify water, it has a relatively short shelf life. Stocking up on pool shock (calcium hypochlorite) is a vastly superior option.

Preparing Your Home for Natural Disasters

Whether you experience a natural disaster or just lose water for an afternoon, having a supply of water in your home is one of the most important things you can do to prepare your home and family. It is recommended that you have 1 gallon per person in your home for 3 days. However, if you factor in other uses for water (i.e. hygiene) it is recommended that you have 3 gallons per person per 3 days – or a gallon per person per day.

Hints On How To Use The TASER Device

In order to use the TASER device effectively, you must know how it works. One of the important matters to understand is on the aspect of aiming at your target. With the help of the wired probes, you can protect yourself even if your attacker is at a distance. But, when you fail to hit the target at such distance, you can still use it for close contact.

Anti-Felon Identification System – Useful Feature Of A TASER Device

The TASER device is the only self-defense device that utilizes an Anti-Felon Identification System. This works by checking out the identification of the owner every time the device is fired. It releases about hundreds of identification tags or tiny dots that contains the bar code of the weapon.

Pepper Spray – A Non-Lethal Product For Self-Defense

There are a lot of non-lethal devices for self-defense in the market. One of which is the pepper spray. The effects to a person where you direct it is temporary. Its duration can happen only for a few minutes. Inflammatory effects can also be relieved when you know what to do.

Highlighted Differences Between a Stun Gun and Stun Baton

The stun gun and stun baton helps you when your safety is at risk. Both are effective devices. But, they have certain differences. It is very important that you learn about the main differences of these two devices so that you will be able to make the best choice for your safety needs.

Camping Supplies Ensure Disaster Preparedness

You can never fully prepare for all emergencies that can come your way and in some cases there is nothing you can do, but there are things you can do to help give you some kind of a chance. Those of you that are the most prepared for emergencies and may not even know it are campers. They are already prepared for the loss of electricity, keeping warm, and the loss of fundamental essentials we normally take for granted.

Hands-Only CPR: When and How to Do It

An explanation of hands-only CPR and when it is appropriate to use it. Traditional CPR with breaths is also discussed.

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