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.
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.
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?
Have you heard of the statement that the doorway is the safest place to be during an earthquake? Well, that is one of the myths about earthquake – in fact, standing in the doorway increases your risk of getting injured.
Most CPR victims will throw up in the course of CPR. To avoid contact with their body fluids, a CPR mouth barrier will come handy to protect you from being infected, but there's something you should know about these CPR face shields. They are not all created equal.
When you witness someone having a seizure, it could be scary especially when it happens to your family. It's only scary if you don't know what to do, so I'd like to teach you today how to treat a seizure.
When everyone in your family is safe in an event of major disaster, it’s a good thing to look out for your neighbor. So in this post, I’ll share you the simplest way for you to help your community in case of disaster.
In a major earthquake, the chance of getting hit by a falling object increases when you run, but you only have few seconds when you realize that an earthquake is happening, so where would you be safest in case of an earthquake.
Even though nosebleeds are common, they can be scary when it happens to your family. So here's a quick and simple tips how to stop a nosebleed.
When you witness a person collapse, and you help him, you become a hero. But what if he dies, will you get sued?
If you've known me or my website for a while now, you probably know that my mission in life is to train as many people as possible with the skills to survive a disaster - that's how I got the name for my business back in 1991. We know the United
I know a lot of mommies out there have done this. When a child gets a scrape or cut, the first thing they do is to blow on a wound - thinking that it will also blow away the pain, but that's is a big NO. Did you know the human mouth is inhabited by
There are only 14 items that will be sufficient to complete for your home's real first aid kit for you to be able to perform first aid treatments on wounds, shock, bleeding, burn, bone fracture, and other minor injuries.
Earthquake preparation is more than just gathering supplies. Another aspect to preparedness is the mitigation of hazards in the home. By anchoring large pieces of furniture, you can minimize damage to your property (furnishings) and more importantly, remove the threat of injury to your family. There are so many things that
A quick guide to saving you time in choosing the right extinguisher for your home.
New free tool for your family disaster preparation, just enter the number of people in your family and it will generate the supplies you need for first aid, fire, utilities, water, food, sanitation, shelter, lighting, cars, pets. It's simple and realistic.
When you are well prepared, you have peace of mind, and less stress, you can think of the power outage as your family camping trip.
Just like you, your car should also be prepared for winter. This car preparation for winter checklist will keep you safe and ready for whatever conditions pop up on your trip.
Preparing for the Big One could apply to folks across this country. Since every state has had an earthquake of some size, you shouldn't get too comfortable just because you don't live in California. In fact, some states have more earthquakes and some states even have a larger threat than my
Did you know that Thanksgiving holds the title of most dangerous U.S. holiday? Yes it is, with an average of 567 fatalities per thanksgiving per year since 1982. So, since it’s Thanksgiving tomorrow, while we all have our reasons to be thankful, we also need to mindful to be safe during