Category: Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness In The Workplace
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Emergency Preparedness In The Workplace

Guest post by Jane Garbutt. Medical emergencies and accidents in the workplace are common, with 313 million individuals getting injured in their line of duty and 2.3 million deaths annually, according to a report by the International Labor Organization. While a company can reduce the number of incidents by establishing safety procedures, it’s impossible to...

What To Do When A Child Has An Allergic Reaction
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What To Do When A Child Has An Allergic Reaction

Allergic conditions are the most common health issue that children face in North America overall, and as children spend time outside, and in recreation programs and camps, allergies that are often well managed at home can become a concern. With that in mind, let’s look at what to do when a child has an allergic...

First Aid Training for Teens
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First Aid Training for Teens

We don’t have to tell you how important first aid training is for anyone – at the very least it’s a skill that’s valuable in almost any situation, and in any walk of life. There’s plenty of training available for adults looking to learn a new skill or re-certify themselves – the American Red Cross...

Create an Evacuation Plan In 5 Steps
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Create an Evacuation Plan In 5 Steps

Evacuation plans are designed to get you to safety and quickly and efficiently as possible, and it’s always best to have a plan for everywhere you spend your time – at the very least, for most of us, that means developing a plan for our homes and our place of work. The latter might be...

Why Emergency Preparedness is Critical for Your Community
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Why Emergency Preparedness is Critical for Your Community

Community preparedness is the community-wide effort to provide citizens and residents with the information, training, and resources they need to prepare in advance of a disaster or crisis that may affect the region they live in. Preparing your community for an emergency is a collaborative effort between residents, emergency management teams, local authorities, and governments....

12 Months of Emergency Preparedness
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12 Months of Emergency Preparedness

Happy New Year! If you like to set intentions or resolutions for the year ahead, we thought you might like to consider emergency preparedness as an ongoing goal to support yourself and your family in a crisis. Preparing for emergencies can be a little unnerving – after all, we’re asking you to think about potentially...

2018 Year In Review
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2018 Year In Review

We can’t believe that another year has come to an end, and as we look back on 2018, we’re so excited to share our favorite memories with you. We celebrated plenty of company and personal achievements, attended events across the country to connect with clients and youth organizations, announced new community partnerships, and launched exciting...

10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt 2
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10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our Winter Driving Mistakes – here are five more common mistakes that drivers make during the colder winter months. Wearing Your Winter Gear To Drive Much of the experience of driving comes from what you can feel while you’re behind the wheel. If you’re all bundled up in your thick...

Why It’s Important to Have Practice Drills
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Why It’s Important to Have Practice Drills

“Tell me and I forget, teach me, and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ~ Benjamin Franklin ~ As the saying goes “Practice makes perfect” and it applies to anything that we want to get better at; the same is true for emergency preparedness. Even though emergencies are unpredictable and unexpected, we should...