Extreme Cold

  1. Did you know hypothermia can start at 50?F?
    Categories: First Aid Articles & General Safety Topics

    Did you know hypothermia can start at 50?F?

    As the snow starts falling and the temperatures drop, it's important to keep cold stress prevention top-of-mind for workers. Did you know that hypothermia can occur at temperatures of 50°F and below? Did you know that alcohol, coffee, tea and tobacco all cause heat loss? Or that mittens warm more effectively than gloves? Learn more: ? Frostbite ? CDC's Tip: How to...
  2. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    -28 degrees in New Hampshire!

    Here we sit in Southern California where we just ended a week of 80+ degree weather (it's now chilly in the mid 70's) and we hear from our suppliers in the NorthEast of sub-zero temperatures... it's a really odd winter with temperatures well above and well below the norm... are you ready for whatever comes your way? Read about: Extreme...
  3. Categories: Health Tips, Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Cold Stress

    Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of cold stress. Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety Winter Safety Campaign Extreme cold weather is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people, such as those without shelter, outdoor workers, and those who...
  4. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    It Started Like Any Other Day: National Preparedness, Are YOU Ready?

    Readiness - It's a state of preparedness AND a state of mind. But one cannot be mentally prepared if not physically prepared, trained, and equipped for sudden exigencies. “I didn’t think it was gonna be as bad as it was, to be honest. I didn’t think that if we lost power, it would be as long as we actually lost...
  5. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    The Preppers are Coming!

    Are you a Prepper? You should be. The Ready Campaign established four universal building blocks of emergency preparedness: Be informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Get Involved.  America’s PrepareAthon! builds on this foundation by encouraging millions of Americans to focus on a simple, specific activity that will increase preparedness.  America’s PrepareAthon! a new national community-based campaign for action...
  6. Categories: National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    National Preparedness Month: Focus on Natural Disasters

    Where are you? What's your concern? Are you sure? Not everyone really knows their risks. How does one prepare for what is unknown? Hurricanes cause inland flooding. Earthquakes happen everywhere. (It's not just we Californians that needs to prepare for a shake!) Know the particulars for all natural disasters including; Drought, Earthquakes, Extreme Heat, Floods, Hurricanes, Landslides, Debris Flow, Severe Weather...

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