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Prepping 101

Quarantine and Clean Room Gear & Setup

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many to decide that they need a personal plan for decontamination.

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f your career requires working with chemicals, contaminated materials/body fluids or dangerous goods, you should know all of the safety regulations that exist to protect you and the general public. One very important safety regulation is that you wear a hazmat suit while at work. Hazmat can be very dangerous and could cause fatal harm to you or the people around you. That is why you need a higher level of protection to ensure maximum safety.

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Note: Link to pdf printable checklist at bottom of post. Dear RTGS Readers, During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have found myself going over lists many times because it is easy to dip into your reserves and not replace things. A good example of this is trash bags, flour, and some spices. I bought extras of all those things when we first started getting some reports from Wuhan about the virus.

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When it comes to body armor, anything is better than nothing. At the same time, it’s critical to understand the different levels of protection offered by plates and soft body armor. Any level will absorb some impact and penetration. Remember that protection adds up.

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It’s starting to cool off out there. While we enjoy the last breath of summer weather and start to enter fall, it’s an excellent time to start checking items off your fall and winter preparedness checklist. As we head into winter, many parts of the world, especially the USA, are experiencing high levels of civil unrest. Many businesses have closed or are shut down due to the pandemic.

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You never know what’s going to happen. From civil unrest, fire, industrial accidents, and explosions to everyday burglaries and theft, it can seem hard to find effective and affordable ways to make your home more secure. Window security film is a layer of transparent plastic sheeting that is applied to a window. The sheet strengthens the window and prevents it from shattering on impact. Thickness matters The thicker the film, the more impact resistance and protection it provides.

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Most preppers out there will say bugging in is the best choice whenever possible. Yes, if you are able to set up a nice bug out location you can get to when the SHTF, that’s super. However, for most people, bugging in (or sheltering in place) is the only option, aside from living outdoors and on the move. But no one wants to do that. Setting up your home to be your bug in location is the easiest option.

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Today, we often hear talk of how important it is to stock up on food and water supplies in case of an emergency situation. Stocking up is important at home and at the bug out location. In fact, stocking up on supplies is mandatory for survival. But have you ever heard of a survival cache? Just think about when you are not at home or at your bug out location (BOL).

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The last thing you want when prepared for an emergency is to stand out in any sort of crowd. And there is a good chance that when the S initially HTF, you will be dealing with unpredictable, chaotic situations in which you might be vulnerable. In these situations, be the gray man.

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I think we can all agree, prepping your family for an emergency is tough. When it comes to building a family survival kit of any size, you need to understand a few things. First and foremost, preparing a survival kit for a family or a group of any kind is NOT the same as preparing a survival kit for an individual.

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