The SAS Urban Survival Handbook (SAS survival)

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How to protect yourself from accidents, muggings, burglary and attack

John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman is the author of THE SAS SURVIVAL HANDBOOK, the bestselling guide to survival in the wild. Now he has compiled the even more necessary manual on survival in the urban jungle.

With the clarity, common sense and directness you would expect from the SAS’s former Chief Survival Instructor, Lofty Wiseman shares the skills he has perfected over a 26-year career.

Taking you through the essentials for combatting the problems and stresses of urban life for you and your family, THE SAS URBAN SURVIVAL HANDBOOK shows how to make and keep your home and avoid domestic accident or injury. It shows the dangers of DIY tools, chemicals and poisonous plants in your home and garden, and gives help and strategies for home security and fire prevention.

With further sections on avoiding accident and injury at work and in sports, dealing with travel dangers, self-defence from all kinds of attack from telephone nuisance to rape and mugging, plus first aid and how to save a life, this is the one book no home can afford to be without.

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John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman is the author of the bestselling 'SAS Survival Handbook', the definitive guide to survival in the wild. Now he has compiled this even more urgently necessary and effective manual on survival in the urban jungle.

'ESSENTIALS'
Vital attitudes and strategies for combating the problems and stresses o urban life for you and your family.

'SAFETY FIRST'
How to make and keep your home safe, avoid domestic accident or injury from DIY tools and equipment.

'POISONS'
Understanding the dangerous chemicals and poisonous plants in your home and garden.

'FIRE!'
Prevention, fire fighting, escape and rescue.

'SECURITY'
Protecting people, privacy and property from thieves, intruders and espionage.

'WORK AND PLAY'
A voiding accident and injury at work, in sports and when out enjoying yourself.

'IN TRANSIT'
Dealing with travel dangers by road, rail, sea and air, in hotels and abroad.

'SELF-DEFENCE'
Countering all kinds of attack from telephone nuisance and mugging to rape and armed assault.

'TERRORISM'
Combating threat from letter bombs, car bombs, assault, hijack and kidnap.

'ANIMAL DANGERS'
How to avoid attack from bites, stings and diseases.

'DISASTERS'
If the worst happens, coping against earthquake, tornado, flood, hurricane and other natural disasters.

'HEALTH'
Maintaining your health, recognising and dealing with illness and how to save a life.

About the Author:

John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman served for 26 years with the Special Air Service (SAS) and was their Chief Survival Instructor. He remains the foremost authority on SAS training techniques for civilians.

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