This Extremely Clever First Aid Blanket Concept Will Help To Save Lives

The value in learning first aid is incomparable.

First aid actually dates back to circa 500 BCE during Greek warfare and numerous records of the Roman army administering first aid reveal just how relevant and important it is to society.

In case you haven’t exactly made it to your local first aid class, there might be something that won’t exactly substitute for your lack of first aid expertise, but it can surely save a life.

All you have to do is follow instructions. A blanket created by Zhejiang University in China allows you, the user, to assist in cases of drowning – even if you’re not trained in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

The unique blanket won the prestigious Red Dot award for conceptual design back in 2014. Simply follow the diagrams to provide basic assistance until paramedics can arrive.



This unique blanket could be positioned around beaches and public swimming pools in the event that a lifeguard is not immediately available when a person is in need.

This is currently still a concept


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