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The Dangers Of Bushfire Smoke And How To Stay Safe

Everybody knows the harm that bushfires can cause, and in many areas of Australia we live with the threat of bushfires every summer. But when most people think of the injuries bushfires cause to the people who are exposed, they usually imagine that the fire itself is the only risk – when in fact in many cases it’s the bushfire smoke that creates the most health problems. Why Is Bushfire Smoke So Dangerous? Bushfire smoke is made up of water vapour, gases and both small and large particles. It contains carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides, and the levelsRead More
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Disabled Can’t Get Down Low and Go Go Go

Help Me, I Can’t Breathe Emergency Smoke Masks & Hoods are inexpensive, simple to use and should be an essential item in everyone’s fire safety toolkit and especially those who have a mobility impairment or who cant safely evacuate independently such as the disabled and elderly. From the time we were children, fire safety messages have been taught to us in the hope that if the worst was to happen and we are caught in an emergency situation, we’ll know what to do. Over time, some messages have changed, but one in particular is still as relevant as ever: if you are caughtRead More