1. Safety Line Features FirstAidMart.com
    Categories: General Safety Topics, Info News, Press Releases & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Safety Line Features FirstAidMart.com

    We are pleased to have been featured in Phoenix Contact's Spring SafetyLine edition.   Safety Line is a A Phoenix Contact publication on safety and related issues distributed to employees their approximately 12,900 employees in 50 international subsidiaries. The newsletter is to help their employees  at work and at home. Their publication of "An unpredictable spring" featured our articles on Thunderstorms  Tornadoes Flooding Wildfires...
  2. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Moving to Higher Ground

    It is amazing how many people ignore warnings and directions that are provided for their own safety - often to risk their lives in order to protect some replaceable materials goods. During Memorial Day weekend in 2015, flood warnings were issued in many parts of Texas as record amounts of torrential rains were unleashed on already saturated grounds. Many residents...
  3. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum


    During this first week of National Preparedness Month, the focus for preparedness across the land is flooding and flood safety. Are you prepared for high water? How much do you know about flooding? It's not just a coastal issue... Don’t Drown in Doubt – Flooding Can Happen Here Everyone lives in a flood zone Home Flood Repairs Floods Flood Safety Awareness...
  4. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    While spring and its threats are still with us, meteorological summer is already here.

    Turn Around Don't Drown® Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters...
  5. Categories: General Safety Topics & Outdoor Safety

    Flood Risk can be highest now as we approach Summer

    Did you know that more flooding can happen now at the end of Spring than at the beginning? It's true. Why not get Flood safety training for your group if you are at the coast or near a body of water? Nine Dangers at the Beach – Rip Currents | Shorebreak | Lightning | Tsunamis | Sharks | Jellyfish |...
  6. Categories: Info News


    With Spring Rains, flooding can happen easily - and not just from waters breaching riverbanks, or dams overflowing. You can help avoid flooding by keeping waterways clear. Sweep regularly. Pick up trash, leaves, grass clippings and other debris that collects around the storm drains and curb gutters near your home. Loose materials can clog storm drains and increase the potential...
  7. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Everyone lives in a flood zone

    Did you know that? It is true! According to FloodSmart.gov, everyone everywhere is in a flood zone. In the last 5 years, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods. What are flood zones? Flood zones are land areas identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Each flood zone describes that land area in terms of its risk of...
  8. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Floods

    Flooding still remains the most costly natural hazard disaster in the United States. But did you know that flood losses are not typically covered under renter and homeowner insurance policies? With flooding causing nearly $24 billion in damages within the last 10 years, ensuring that your family is capable of bouncing back from a flood should be a very real concern...
  9. Categories: Press Releases & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding - Disasters Abound - Be Ready.

    Are you Expecting the Unexpected? Are you READY? Many aren't - here are some recent unexpected events and the devastation that ensued... October 1, 2013 News Release Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Declaration Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued...
  10. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Flooding and Destruction

    Flooding - it's a Disaster often not considered... many areas prepare for Hurricane, Earthquake, Tornado, Tsunami, but a Flood can happen during high rains, or even on a clear sunny day if a Dam gives way or a Levy breaks... Floods are one of the most common hazards in the U.S. They can be local, impacting a neighborhood or very...

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