Emergency foil blankets are compact, lightweight and highly-reflective. Although they might not look warm, foil blankets reflect over 90% of body heat, providing effective insulation. These foil blankets are ideal for preventing hypothermia or shock during an emergency, but can be used in situations from being stranded on the road in severe weather to camping and music festivals.
Foil Blankets — How do they work?
If you’ve ever seen news photos or videos from an emergency event, you may have seen paramedics wrapping victims in what looks like a thin blanket of aluminium foil. These foil blankets help victims to regulate their body temperature while they receive medical attention, but how exactly do they work?