High Rise Building Evacuation During a Fire

How to Conduct a Fire Drill at Work

Fires are something that we hope we never have to deal with but are something that happens every day across the country. It doesn’t matter what expensive equipment may be at risk, what matters is the lives of the employees that are on the line. It is important that you fully understand the importance of carrying out regular fire drills at work. By doing so, you can ensure that your company can plan for, and…

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Don’t Become a Victim of Crime

During this guide, we want to look at some simple tips, that when put into practice, can help to reduce the risk of you becoming a victim of crime. Many criminals are opportunistic. They rely on the public to make errors and make it easier for them to commit their crimes. They may look through a car window in a parking lot and see if the owner has left anything of value on display. Or,…

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Parents Slam Inverness School’s Disaster Exercise – They Would Never Survive

Today I came across a couple of news articles relating to a disaster exercise that was carried out at an Inverness primary school. As part of the exercise, pupils of the school were told that a month’s worth of rainfall had struck the Highland capital overnight. The problem was that the emergency services couldn’t come straight away, so they had to look after themselves and each other. Organisers of the exercise also overturned classroom furniture…

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How to Store Seeds Long Term

It doesn’t matter whether you are saving your own seeds or have purchased seeds, you need to store them properly if you wish to store them for the long term. Today we are going to look at some tips that will help you to store your own seeds correctly and explain how to keep them in the best condition for long-term storage. Before we start, don’t worry if you have seeds that you have planted…

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How to Use a Watch as a Compass

We live in a world in which we can pull our phone out of our pocket and pull up GPS or Google Maps to find out where we are and where we’re going. This is great and easy enough to do most of the time but the problem with this technology is that it relies on power to work and in the wilderness, there are no plug sockets to keep it powered up. Today we…

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