The SAS Personal Survival Handbook

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9780006532385: The SAS Personal Survival Handbook

URBAN SURVIVAL SKILLS FROM HOME SECURITY AND SAFETY TO SELF-DEFENCE AND FIRST AID.

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 PERSONAL 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.

Previously published as THE SAS URBAN SURVIVAL HANDBOOK, this new format and title breathes new life into a very relevant book for the 21st century.

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John 'Lofty' Wiseman is the author of the best-selling 'SAS Survival Handbook', the definitive guide to survival in the wild. Now he has compiled the even more urgently necessary and effective manual on personal survival in the domestic environment.

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

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

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

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

POISONS
Understanding the dangerous chemical, poisons and poisonous plants in your home and garden.

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

FIRE
Prevention, fire lighting, escape and rescue procedures.

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

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

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

WORK AND PLAY
Avoiding accident and injury at work, in sports and when out enjoying yourself

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

This new edition contains the COMPLETE TEXT of the original publication 'The Urban Survival Handbook'

About the Author:

John ‘Lofty’ Wiseman served for 26 years with the Special Air Service and was their Chief Survival Instructor. He remains the foremost authority on SAS training techniques for civilians and his TV appearances include Lenny Henry’s Big Amazon Adventure.

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