In a case of a mass casualty disaster like an earthquake, you can’t just rely on other people to help your family. It’s your responsibility to keep your family safe and getting a home earthquake emergency kit is a good way to start.
Providing your emergency response team the training and supplies that they will need to handle and manage the chaos will be the key to a successful and fast recovery of your school from a disaster.
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Your school emergency earthquake kit will be based on your plan, begin with analyzing possible threats or disasters at your school like tornadoes, earthquake, intruder on site or gunfire in the area. I've listed below all types of emergency supplies that your school should have.
This easy to read Triage Flowchart along with Triage skills will enable you to quickly sort and prioritize the victims. Creator Captain Wayne Bennett has over 33 years experience in the emergency business.
Bleach is the most popular method to purify water because it kills bacteria, but it is not the safest or best way to purify questionable emergency drinking water.
After an earthquake, gas leaks are a major cause of fires that's why everyone in the family should know where the gas meter is and how to shut it off in case of gas leaks
October 9th to 15th is Fire Prevention Week. The theme of the campaign is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” Smoke alarms have life span of 10 years, so check your alarms manufacturing date and replace if needed. Here's a video on how to check
The Great Shake Out earthquake drill is designed to educate family members and organizations to be prepared, survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes - wherever you live, work, or travel.
With over 140 earthquakes in Salton Sea has been recorded ranging from magnitude 1.4 to 4.3 which increases the risk of a bigger earthquake in San Andreas Fault.
CPR training is becoming mandatory for students at secondary schools across the country.
This is a nice infographic that shows CPR has been around for more than 150 years, but I found it disturbing that 30% of people have broken ribs due to CPR. I personally think that is a training and technique issue. Remember, heel of the hand only on the sternum. You can also
Hurricanes are strong storms that cause life-and-property threatening hazards that may cause flood, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. Preparedness is the best protection for your family and property. Watch this helpful video to get prepared of how you can survive in a hurricane Basic Hurricane Preparation For Home Assess your
September is the National Preparedness Month, this serves as a reminder for everyone to prepare disasters and emergencies. This is a simplified guide for you to what you can do
When the school announces school lockdown. You should quietly hide immediately and follow all instructions from a teacher or administrator. And everyone must remain silent, out of sight, with the lights off, and behind locked doors.
All schools should have an organized emergency plan to handle all risks and prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from a emergency or disaster.
Take a clean wash cloth or gauze dressing and get it wet and soapy and then gently scrub the area around the wound allowing the soap and water to flow into the wound.
When considering long term water storage containers make sure the items you use are not contaminating your emergency drinking water. Start off with a NEW Water Barrel or other containers that are made from High-Density Polyethylene.
With holidays always comes with fun and food, you are responsible for your pets safety in an emergency and a disaster so always be prepared in advance.
The Los Angeles Times recently reported the San Andreas Fault is Locked and LoadedBorrego Springs Earthquake epicenter. The question is are YOU Locked and Loaded. In other words, are you ready for the “Big One.” Scientists are now saying there is a 99% chance the “Big One” will occur in our lifetime.