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Simple Introduction to SEMS/NIMS For Schools

If you are a part of your school’s Emergency Response Team, you probably know that you have to comply with SEMS and NIMS. But for a lot of folks these systems may sound confusing and overwhelming. So in this post, I will simplify SEMS and NIMS for you, how it all started and how it can […]

School Disaster Plan

School Earthquake Preparedness Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide

If a large earthquake strikes during school hours, it could be a disaster. BUT… if your school prepares in advance it can prevent an emergency situation from going from bad to worse. With advanced preparation, you will be able to respond to the situation with confidence and effectiveness. Questions like, what teams should the site […]

Why should one turn off gas and electricity supply after an earthquake

You have probably heard that you should turn off the gas after an earthquake. This is because of the strong ground movement and it may damage your pipelines and cause a leak. And a gas leak undetected will find an ignition source. This will lead to explosion and fire. How to find gas leaks If […]

1994 Northridge Earthquake: A Reminder To Get Prepared

KMIR News visited our warehouse the other day to talk about the 1994 Northridge Earthquake 24th year anniversary, and what I remembered of the disaster. It was January 17, 1994 at 4:31 a.m when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California, killing 57 people, injuring more than 9,000, and causing widespread damage. I can still […]

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Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall and Free Replacement

If you have purchased a Kidde fire extinguisher with a plastic handle between January 1973 and August 15th, 2017, Kidde will replace your extinguisher for free.

Long Term Water Storage Guide For Families

This long term water storage guide will prepare you for when a major earthquake causes damage to your underground water system, leaving you without any running water. In addition to drinking, you will need water for cooking and personal needs. This includes hygiene, washing hands, washing dishes, and first aid care. Because of the high […]

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Don’t let fire ruin your Thanksgiving: Here are some Safety Tips

There are more home fires on Thanksgiving than any other day in the U.S. and the day before Thanksgiving is the second-leading day for home cooking fires according to the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) latest “Home Fires Involving Cooking Equipment” report. Between 2011 and 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 170,200 […]

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How to survive “The Big One” even if you’re not prepared

When the opportunity to get prepared has passed, you’ve got to survive your family and prevent further damage from aftershocks, fires (yes, fires are common after an earthquake), and other accidents.

11 Guidelines for Quickly Handling Emergency Situations in School

11 Guidelines for Quickly Handling Emergency Situations at School

Every day we put thousands of kids in schools and expect the staff to save them in the case of an emergency.
While many school staff may have emergency response training in different emergency situations, it’s not that easy to remember all these things, especially if they don’t happen all the time.

Do you really have to do mouth-to-mouth in CPR? Is Hands Only enough?

When the American Heart Association announced the Hands-Only CPR option, the media spun as if you don’t have to breathe or perform mouth to mouth resuscitation anymore. So, you really don’t have to do breathing anymore? What is the real truth?