June 2014

  1. Categories: Health Tips & Info News

    4th of July Festivities

    The Independence Day Holiday Weekend is almost here - are you prepared? Do you have your plans for Fun and Safety in place? Some things to remember: Sunburn Safety Beach Safety Grilling Safety Pet Safety on the 4th Have Fun!
  2. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Lithium-Ion Batteries and Safety

    GPS left on Dashboard in the Sun -- and Exploded Looks like a good lesson to learn. I would bet this also applies to Cell phones, tablets, digital cameras, and other devices that use lithium. You think this may be a reason why the US Postal Service will not ship electronic devices that contain lithium batteries any longer? This GPS...
  3. Categories: Child Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Do you live in a Wildfire Prone Area?

    FIRE! Nobody wants to hear this, but if you do; Are You Ready? Everyone knows you need Fire Extinguishers and Smoke/CO2 Alarms, but what about Fire Resistant Document Bags, Escape ladders for exiting a burning building during a fire or other catastrophe, fire blankets, burn kits and supplies, or even Fire and Evacuation Safety training materials? Fire is the most...
  4. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    The Importance of Lightning Safety: #LightningSafety and #preparedness

    WHAT DID YOU DO FOR LIGHTNING SAFETY WEEK? It's not too late! Summer is the peak season for one of the nation's deadliest weather phenomena--lightning. Though lightning strikes peak in summer, people are struck year round. In the United States, an average of 51 people are killed each year by lightning, and hundreds more are severely injured. While lightning fatalities have...
  5. Categories: Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    What is the Theme for National Preparedness Month 2014?

    Wondering what the theme will be this year for National Preparedness Month? So are we! If you are signed up for / subscribed to our First Aid, Survival and Safety RSS Feed, you'll get this information as soon as we do!
  6. Categories: Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Do you need to worry about Hurricane Preparedness this Year?

    This Hurricane Season is predicted to be "Normal" or slightly less than average risk of major Hurricanes, Tropical Storms and Cyclones. So do you still need to prepare? Yes. Always. The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a near-normal or below-normal season. The main driver of this year’s outlook is the anticipated development of El Niño this summer. El Niño causes stronger wind...
  7. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Lightning Safety Tips

    Lightning Safety: When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! Lightning Safety Awareness Week: June 22-28, 2014 Read our When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!, and Myth Busting Lightning! It is Lightning Safe Week Post Outdoor Protection/Preparedness Body Warmers & Hot Packs Calamine Lotion Emergency Food Rations Flashlights Insect Repellent & Sting Relief Products Itch Creams & Cleansers Ivy Barriers Lip Ointments Moleskin for Blister...
  8. Categories: Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Lightning Safety: When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!

    Lightning Safety Awareness Week: June 22-28, 2014 Lightning Safety Awareness Week is this week. It sounds simple enough, but the idea from the National Weather Service is to keep people safe. Their motto is “when lightning roars go indoors.” That’s always the safest place to be! Lightning: What You Need to Know NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in...
  9. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Myth Busting Lightning! It is Lightning Safe Week.

    Lightning Safe Week is June 22-28 Summer is the peak season for one of the nation's deadliest weather phenomena--lightning. Though lightning strikes peak in summer, people are struck year round. In the United States, an average of 51 people are killed each year by lightning, and hundreds more are severely injured. (Yes mas of Yesterday, it is officially Summer!) This...
  10. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles, Health Tips, Info News & Pet Safety

    Ticks cause Disease - Fight the Bite!

    Fight the Bite Insect Repellent & Sting Relief Products TICKS - Spray Before You Work or Play Blacklegged tick (deer tick) life stages next to a metric ruler. The adult ticks (two ticks at the left) are approximately 1/8 of an inch long, while the nymph (third from left) is just under 1/16 of an inch. Blacklegged Ticks (Deer Tick...

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