Genius hacks that could save your life

These essential hacks are survival tricks that everyone should know about

#7 A belt can be used as a tourniquet

Genius hacks that could save your life 13
Photo by FOX from Pexels

If you accidentally cut yourself and you’re losing blood, you can use a belt as a tourniquet to limit the flow of blood. Strap the belt at least 5 cm above the wound or 5 cm above the joint if the wound is on the lower limb. It’s important to never place a tourniquet over a joint. In any case, it pays to always wear a belt, it could save someone’s life.