Ideal First Aid Supplies For Schools

How To Compute The Ideal First Aid Supplies For Schools (Mass Casualty – Earthquake Preparedness)

In over 30 years of experience in emergency response, as a firefighter and trainer, I have developed a list of practical first aid supplies with the ideal quantities that will allow you to treat the expected number of victims that large earthquake may cause. First aid supply is the #1 priority when it comes to disaster […]

Triangle of Life vs. Drop, Cover, and Hold On

Triangle of Life is a controversial approach to earthquake survival. Drop, Cover, and Hold On has been a part of California schools preparedness for as long as I can recall. Originally, it was called Duck and Cover from the civil defense days. But, as California experienced more earthquakes we realized that the furniture we were [...]
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Triage Flowchart For Disasters (with Poster)

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.

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How To Build Your Own “Real” First Aid Kit

Most commercial first aid kits cannot save lives nor aid any life threatening emergencies. A typical first aid kit is made up of just band-aids and wipes. Even more frustrating, is that most kits have first aid supplies that are no longer part of current first aid protocols. As a former fire fighter with over 33 years experience responding to more than 50,000 […]

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How To Prepare Your Schools Emergency Response Team

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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How To Use a Fire Extinguisher

Did you know that the fire department responds to a fire every 23 seconds and 8 people per day lose their lives to fires in the United States. And that most fires at home start in the kitchen. As a firefighter for over 3 decades, I responded to my fair share of kitchen fires. But […]

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School Emergency Earthquake Kit Complete Guide For Disaster Survival

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.

How to purify questionable drinking water – without using bleach

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.

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Fire Prevention Week: Check Your Smoke Alarms

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. Don't forget to test your smoke alarms! Here's a good infographic [...]
Simplified Earthquake Drill Procedure in School – Updated 2018

What Should Schools Focus On During Earthquake Drills?

Each year most schools conduct earthquake drills, and the US government supports disaster risk reduction activities, one of which is the Great California ShakeOut that happens every October. Everyone does the drop, cover, and hold on at the same time. There were over 19.9 million (US totals) who participated in the previous 2017 ShakeOut event (over […]

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Steph Dakin
Steph Dakin
2017-12-15T21:40:23+0000
Wayne was awesome!!! The cpr training was so helpful!! Learned a lot!!!
Ana Rodriguez
Ana Rodriguez
2017-12-15T19:57:07+0000
Amber Macdonald Best
Amber Macdonald Best
2017-12-15T19:56:46+0000
Miriam Johnson Brady
Miriam Johnson Brady
2017-12-15T19:56:16+0000
Elizabeth Majeske-Lozada
Elizabeth Majeske-Lozada
2017-12-15T19:56:07+0000
Robynne Chatten
Robynne Chatten
2017-12-15T19:53:00+0000
Kim Pearson
Kim Pearson
2017-08-02T15:47:40+0000
You gave alot of information more people need to know CPR and first aid
Thai Vu Park
Thai Vu Park
2017-06-09T23:48:52+0000
Laurie Stapert-Sharp
Laurie Stapert-Sharp
2017-02-28T21:29:13+0000
Desi Lu
Desi Lu
2017-01-28T09:58:38+0000
In all my years as a registered nurse, this is the best CPR & First Aid class ever! Thank you