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by Mooseshooz
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: UK running short of surgical and dust masks.
Replies: 51
Views: 5383

Re: UK running short of surgical and dust masks.

Probably worth noting that masks from screwfix, wickes etc only stop dust, not bacteria or viruses. Even the majority of pukka surgical masks are used to prevent the surgeon transferring their germs into the wound. It is possible to get masks to prevent airborne infections but when I still worked i...
by Mooseshooz
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: UK running short of surgical and dust masks.
Replies: 51
Views: 5383

UK running short of surgical and dust masks.

Hi peeps. Just heard there is a shortage of surgical and dust masks in the UK. Checked by Screwfix it certainly looks that way. I'm not sure how effective they are at stopping the virus spread but might be an idea to grab a few if you see them...just in case. Oh and maybe some nitrile gloves ?
by Mooseshooz
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from the Rossendale Valley
Replies: 7
Views: 666

Re: Hello from the Rossendale Valley

Well that's the issue I guess. Tons of potential but no real idea what may be good and safe to eat. I try my hand at gardening but I guess there's only so long you can live on peas and strawberries 😃
by Mooseshooz
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello from the Rossendale Valley
Replies: 7
Views: 666

Hello from the Rossendale Valley

Hi there , new member so go easy on me. I've been slowly formulating my prepping plans over the last few years and buying odd bits of kit that can double up as wild camping accessories such as water treatments and lightweight gear. Recently started building a small stock of non perishable foods and ...