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Advantages of vacuum packed survival kits for workplaces



We have developed a new range of grab and go backpacks in consultation with several large customers. These grab and go options involve vacuum packing the contents in a triple-sealed, thin insert. There will be a slit in the outer seal, so that in the event of an emergency the insert can be ripped open.

We can customise and create contents for the vac-packed inserts based on your requirements or budget restrictions. We have several options for storage packs: a drawstring bag, folding backpack, or our standards 24L backpack.

We use high-quality, durable vacuum bags that will last.

The contents have a four-year shelf life – potentially up to five years – before anything needs replacing.

With the move to hot desking as a common practice in offices, it might help to store the kits in a high-visibility orange cabinet such as our civil defence cabinets. These have shelving that can accommodate packs or store any emergency food and water you have for the site.

If you run a vehicle fleet, we can create and customise a vacuum-sealed emergency kit for your vehicles, and ensure the kits are kept intact and complete. If a kit has been used, we can supply any missing items and reseal the pack to ensure your team is catered for in the event of an emergency.

How do vacuum packed disaster survival kits help?

  • Reduces pilfering. Torches and whistles are the items that most often go missing from emergency backpacks and cabinets. There is less chance of this happening if someone has to rip open a vacuum pack.
  • Storage requirements reduced as vac packs take up a lot less room. The vac packs can also fit inside existing storage such as backpacks.
  • Easy to use. It’s easy for each staff member to grab their vac pack in the event of an emergency.
  • Easy to keep updated. Vac packs have 4 to 5-year lifespan. When that time comes around, items can be replaced, and the bag resealed.
  • Bespoke vac packs. We can vac pack any type kit for vehicle, home, office, etc.
  • Makes emergency packs more useful. When all emergency items are in a vac pack, things like spare clothing and shoes can be stored so they don’t get caught up with the emergency supplies.
  • Airline emergency packs can be vacuum packed, so they meet new airline safety criteria.
  • Easy storage of emergency packs not assigned to a specific staff member – particularly useful in hot-desking office settings.

Vac pack emergency kit options

The vac pack survival kit pictured is an example of what we can supply. It contains:

  • Mini first aid kit
  • Mainstay 1-day food ration
  • Light sticks
  • LED mini torch with batteries
  • Moulded face mask
  • High decibel whistle
  • Emergency foil blanket
  • Adult poncho
  • 3 x 125ml Mainstay water sachets
  • Aquatab water purification tablets.

We can supply a drawstring bag or backpack to carry the vacuum-packed inserts.

We stock vacuum packed survival bags in a variety of configurations: with or without water, food, gloves, and first aid.

Check out more of our vac pack grab n go bags.

Contact us for a customised vac pack solution to meet your survival kit needs and requirements.


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