Radiation Safety, Strategic Preparedness and Tactical Medicine
The Case for Civilian Ownership of Gas Masksby Edward Hubbell
As a civilian not in a direct threat environment, you might not think you need a gas mask.
Half mask respirators and full face gas masks provide the wearer with degrees of protection from various hazards, but as a civilian you must consider the logistical requirements of keeping, using and maintaining personal protective equipment.
Read on to learn the critical details you need in order to make the most informed, most appropriate decision for your scenario.
Considerations for Full Face Gas Masksby Edward Hubbell
In today's world, there are many potential threats to our safety and well being. From riots and mass protests to terrorist attacks and nuclear incidents, it's important to be prepared for anything. One of the best ways to protect yourself in these dangerous situations is with a full face gas mask.
Read on for an overview of the main differences and considerations when and if to choose full face respiratory protection.
Preparedness for Nuclear Emergencies: Radiation Safety, Potassium Iodide and Dosimetersby Edward Hubbell
Radiation Safety, broadly, boils down to a few main categories. When it comes to civilian nuclear defense, emergency preparedness, and mitigation practices, a small amount of preparation goes a long way.
Read on for a quick primer on different radioactive threats, practical defenses to each, and preparedness tips to keep you slightly ahead of the curve in the face of catastrophe.