How to Survive Being Buried Alive

How to Survive Being Buried Alive

Being buried alive certainly makes it near the top of my list of ways I would hate to go. While it is rare nowadays (though it does still happen), it actually used to happen quite often. In 1937, a 19-year-old from France named Angelo Hays went for a motorcycle ride. He ended up crashing and slamming head first into a brick wall. When help arrived, they found Hays’ head was mangled and there was no…

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Top 5 Handheld GPS of 2019

A handheld GPS device is incredibly useful when hiking, trekking or mountaineering because it allows you to easily find your way even when the visibility is poor or the landscape has little or no distinct features. GPS devices are more durable and have a much longer battery life than Smartphones which are often used. Furthermore, they are typically equipped with batteries that can be replaced with disposable batteries if recharging is not possible. In comparison to the…

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LifeStraw Review and What You Need to Know

I see a lot of questions popping up in my Twitter feed regarding the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. As I was planning on doing a review for this product, I decided that I would also take the time to answer some of these questions here on UK Survival Guides. Now first off, this water filter comes in second of my personal favorites just behind the Sawyer Mini but that doesn’t mean that it is a…

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Make Your Own Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Make Your Own Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Protein bars are an important addition to you food storage. They help to control hunger, they provide proteins and fats, but they also keep your calorie intake in control. Sure, you can head to your nearest store and purchase some pre-packaged bars but they aren’t exactly cheap, even though many of them contain easy-to-obtain and inexpensive ingredients that most people could put together at home for a fraction of the price. That’s why today, we…

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Simple Ideas to Improve Emergency Preparedness for Your Workplace

Simple Ideas to Improve Emergency Preparedness for Your Workplace

In an emergency situation, protecting the life and personal safety of employees, clients and visitors should take precedence over protecting property. An emergency only takes seconds to escalate. At the very least, each company facility or site should develop and implement an emergency plan. Whether the plan is mandated by corporate policy or regulatory agencies, a widely accessible workplace emergency plan can maximize response efficiencies and minimize impacts of the emergency on employees, the environment, and infrastructure….

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