Gerber LMF II Survival Knife vs Ka-Bar Becker BK7

5 Types of First Aid Courses

Most professions nowadays require employees to undertake a first aid course as part of their training. However, not all employees have to enroll in the same type of course, as different workplaces may have different first aid training requirements. Read below to find out more about the various types of first aid courses that exist, as well as who should participate in them.

How to Survive If You’re in the Line of Gunfire

I was reading The Worst Case Scenario Handbook by Joshua Piven the other day and I discovered something I haven`t read in any other survival manual (at least as far as I remember). It was a chapter about survival when you’re being shot at. Very useful information, in my opinion.

Emergency Survival Tips – How to Survive a Water Shortage

If our water supply were to become threatened or contaminated, would you be prepared? Do you have emergency water? Three days without water and your body begins to slowly shut down.

The Christchurch Earthquakes

The New Zealand city of Christchurch was devastated by two severe earthquakes in 2011. The city will rise again but it will take time and lots of money before it returns to its former glory.

Be Prepared for the Unexpected

In our ever changing world… it is always a good idea to prepare for an emergency. Shortly after a major disaster the usual services we take for granted, such as running water, refrigeration, and telephones, may not be available.

9 Top Things You Learn In a First Aid Course

You probably already have some idea about what a first aid course can teach you, but if you are curious to find out more, following is a description of some of the most important things you can learn during a first aid course. Read more…

Survival Techniques

There are many situations which can be encountered that need basic techniques and survival gear to get through the challenges of unforeseen incidents. In this article are the techniques which one should master to survive in any dangerous situation. One of the basic survival skills is building a fire.

Importance of First Aid Certification and Its Application

A number of companies, private institutions and government colleges offer first aid certification courses. There are a number of options to choose from and it is important to do the right course. If you’re unsure about which certification to go for, you should consider first aid courses that adhere to the guidelines of Red Cross, Health and Human Services, American Heart Association, Occupational safety and Health Administration.

Food Storage For Survival

The United States Government increased their stockpile of emergency food supply from 6 million meals to over 400 million meals. Do they know something? Should we be listening? The steps to help you begin your emergency food supply.

How to Survive a Wildfire

This summer, wildfires have eaten up our country like never before. Nearly 7 million acres across the USA have burned down, a number that breaks 2006’s previous record, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

2012 Emergency and Disaster Survival Tips and List – Develop a Plan and Be Prepared!

More people than ever are taking action to plan and prepare for a possible future emergency or the natural disasters that may arise in their town, our country or even the world. They may call themselves Preppers or Survivalists and many have their bunkers and Bug Out Bags (BOB) ready or they may just be people who know that having an emergency plan and supplies “just in case,” is a really smart and really good thing to do! Whatever the motivation, those people are a step ahead of most of the rest, because in every town of every state, there is a chance that an unexpected emergency or natural disaster could happen at any moment!

Firefighting Gear: Safety, Reliability and Durability a Must

Firefighting gear plays a key role in how effective a fire station can be at eliminating a fire hazard. Fire fighters need proper safety equipment to respond to all kinds of emergencies. When responding to a fire, seconds count. Firefighters rely on high quality, functional equipment for just about every task they perform on the scene.

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