Weather protection: Thermal protection blanket fully waterproof and windproof.
The Blizzard Survival Blanket is the new standard in thermal
protection for casualties. This extra-large blanket wraps around a
casualty and seals with a self-adhesive closure. It can easily be
re-opened for examination of the casualty or medical intervention.
It provides the total warmth and weather protection associated with our Reflexcell™ material, reducing shock and guarding against the risk of hypothermia in all conditions.
First Aid, Mountain Rescue & Military Trauma Care
The Blizzard Survival Blanket is recommended as the first choice for
keeping casualties warm by the 2007 Prehospital Trauma Life Support
Military Version Sixth Edition (PHTLS Military Version 6E), produced by
the globally respected National Association of Emergency Medical
PHTLS says medics’ initial response to trauma cases should be: “After
any immediate life-threatening issues are addressed, wet clothes should
be replaced with dry clothes, if possible, and the casualty should be
wrapped in a Blizzard Survival Blanket.”
Versatile & Effective
It is often impractical to manoeuvre an injured person in a sleeping
bag, so some form of wrap around insulation must be used instead. The
Blizzard Survival Blanket is first opened, then the casualty placed on
top of it. The blanket can then be wrapped around and re-sealed using
the self-adhesive closure provided, to give full thermal and weather
The blanket contains 50% more material than the Blizzard Survival
Bag, enabling it to protect even very large casualties or those wearing
thick clothing, life jackets etc. The self-adhesive closure works in
cold and wet conditions, and can be opened and re-sealed many times
By carefully sealing the blanket to form a tube it can be used as a
sleeping bag for one or two persons (particularly useful for re-warming
chilled casualties). Carry a small roll of duct tape to help “sculpt”
the blanket into any desired shape, reinforce holes, mend slight damage
etc. The blanket can also be sealed around an ambulant casualty,
affording them a high degree of protection, yet allowing them to walk.
Arm holes can be cut if necessary.