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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Survival Kit Ideas for Disasters

Survival from earthquakes and other natural disasters can depend on your level of preparedness. When considering ideas for disaster survival kit keep them practical and realistic. Think about priorities. Of course, food and water are necessary but First Aid supplies are the most important items in any emergency kit. Most people are not prepared at […]

How To Treat A Burn

How To Treat A Burn

I have treated a lot of burn victims over the years as a firefighter/EMT and can tell you burns are at the top of the list for pain and complications, short and long term. So treatment for burns must be done quickly and correctly to be effective. There is a lot of misinformation about burn [...]
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Home Earthquake Emergency Kit List With Their Uses

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.

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Calculate Your Schools Emergency Supplies For Earthquake Preparedness

Getting a family prepared for an earthquake is certainly easier than a school or a business. With one Family Kit or an Office Disaster kit the majority of the items they need would be covered. But for Schools (and other businesses) that have a large population, it gets a little more complicated. With schools and [...]
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What parents should know when there’s an emergency in school?

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.

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Proper First-Aid Treatment And Wound Care

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.

How To Store Water Long Term

How To Store Water Long Term

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.

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One Tool That I Won’t Travel Without: Car Window Breaker

After almost 3 decades of responding to car accidents as a professional firefighter, I can tell there is one tool I won’t travel without. That tool is the Car Window Breaker. I have seen too many people trapped behind jammed doors and unable to roll down windows. This is due to damage to the doors or even […]

HAINES Recovery Position

First Aid Training: HAINES Recovery Position

The HAINES (High Arm IN Endangered Spine) recovery position is definitely a skill everyone should have in their first aid arsenal. It not only makes a victims situation better, but it can save lives. When concerned about the neck or spinal injuries always place the left arm under the head for support. This skill solves so many problems and prevents several [...]
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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