winter safety

  1. Cold Temperatures
    Categories: Outdoor Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Cold Temperatures

    OK - It's getting chilly... storms are covering towns in snow, and people are at risk... what can you do? Learn about Winter Safety: Winter Safety Campaign Winter Safety Tips Brrr… Winter Safety and Warmth 8 Safety Tips For Using Your Log Splitter This Winter Winter Fire Safety Winter Weather Health & Safety Updates…Pet Safety Winter Preparedness for Your Business...
  2. Winter Preparedness for Your Business
    Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Winter Preparedness for Your Business

    If a winter storm should strike, do you have safeguards in place to protect your business? Preparing your business for both short and long-term interruptions is important. Additionally, business owners should consider having an action or communications plan for their employees. Is your Business Prepared? Small Business Emergency Preparedness Webinar Series Tools for a Disaster Prepared Business Get Your Business...
  3. For the Nonce
    Categories: Outdoor Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    For the Nonce

    So for the time being, weather has calmed on the coasts, but a bitter cold system spreads through the central states and part of the northeast. This arctic blast i s heading beyond the Midwest, venturing south as well. With zero degree temperatures in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, we know Winter is really here. All major weather predictors call for heavy...
  4. Categories: Outdoor Safety

    Play it Safe Outdoors

    Unfortunately, we don’t have downy penguin coats to keep warm. When going outside, do not leave areas of the skin exposed to the cold. Learn to recognize the symptoms of hypothermia and frostbite.  - Did you know hypothermia can start at 50?F?  - Do You Know the Signs of Hypothermia?  - Recognizing Hypothermia  - Hypothermia  - Frostbite  - How to Avoid Frostbite When exposed to cold...
  5. Categories: General Safety Topics

    CDC warns to Equip in advance for emergencies

    The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) remind us to be prepared for weather-related emergencies, including power outages. Stock food that needs no cooking or refrigeration and water stored in clean containers. Eating Right During a Power Outage. Ensure that your cell phone is fully charged. When planning travel, be aware of current and forecast weather conditions. Keep an up-to-date emergency...
  6. Categories: General Safety Topics, Outdoor Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Preparing for a Winter Storm and the Holidays Webinar

    Are you prepared for the holidays? The Federal Emergency Management Agency is pleased to invite you to join a webinar on how to prepare for winter weather and discuss holiday preparedness safety tips.  Title: ‘Tis the Season: Preparing for a Winter Storm and the Holidays Date: Thursday, December 10, 2015 Time:  2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (ET) Register Meanwhile, review these...
  7. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health Tips & Outdoor Safety

    Cold Injuries

    We talked about the cold Winter already settling in on us yesterday in our It’s Cold! post. What happens if you didn't follow those Winter Safety Tips and find yourself suffering? Learn about Frostbite & Hypothermia How to Avoid Frostbite Winter Weather: Frostbite Do You Know the Signs of Hypothermia? Recognizing Hypothermia Don't forget Cold Stress & Cold Weather Safety, too!
  8. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Outdoor Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    It's Cold!

    The weather outside is frightening... well that may be a jolly holiday jingle, but it spells danger, too! Even here is Sunny Southern California, temperatures are dropping to freezing levels, a sever winter is anticipated, and nationwide, we all need to be ready for winter safety. Remember to follow Winter Safety Tips including considering Warmth and Winter Fire Safety. Some great resources for Winter Safety...
  9. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Health Tips, Outdoor Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Do You Know the Signs of Hypothermia?

    We've discussed Hypothermia, including Recognizing Hypothermia as well as Cold Stress & Frostbite in the past. Now with Winter fast approaching and temperatures plummeting, FEMA reminds us we need to learn the signs of hypothermia With Winter just around the corner, it is time to think about cold weather safety; specifically hypothermia. Hypothermia is a dangerous drop in body temperature, usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold temperatures...
  10. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    5 Fall Preparedness Thoughts

    The crunch of leaves underfoot. Fall means shorter days and cooler temperatures, and for many, it is their favorite season for all these reasons and more. But this colorful season also contains significant weather hazards - ones that you can prepare for. As Weather Ready Nation Ambassadors, we want to remind you to Be a Force of Nature by knowing...

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