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In the logs woods, foresters may need to self-evacuate by splinting.

'Be Prepared' Isn’t Just for Boy Scouts

MDC employees take the “be prepared” out of the Boy Scout manual and into the log woods.

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In the logs woods, foresters may need to self-evacuate by splinting.

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Wilderness First Aid helps foresters and others who spend time outdoors be better prepared in case of emergency. Steve Orchard and Travis Lowery practice splinting the leg of Paden Grant, all foresters from the Ozark Region.

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Multiple victims complicate efforts to self-evacuation in a wilderness setting.

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In Wilderness First Aid, check the scene, check the victims and the resources available are all important first steps. Multiple victims complicate self-evacuation efforts in a wilderness setting.

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