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Hygiene & Health Protection

The most important aspect of proper hygiene whether at home, work, camping or during emergencies is to prevent yourself and others developing ill health and disease. People have recognised the critical importance of proper hygiene practices for literally thousands of years, and can be considered the foundation of a structured and functioning society. This is …

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Heat Stress

Heat Stress

Heat related medical situations are serious life threatening conditions in Australia, being the driest inhabitable continent on Earth. People do regularly die from dehydration. As always prevention is far better than the cure so please plan ahead and take a few basic precautions.   First aid kits to be used when travelling in dry warm …

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Water for Survival

Water for Survival

Water is certainly necessary for life, and without it we can perish quite quickly. Lack of drinking water is usually the first thing people think of when considering causes of death in dry, harsh landscapes like the Australian outback. From our famous early explorers to the modern outback travellers who have perished, they have predominantly …

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