Winter Storms

  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: 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Categories: Disaster & Survival Forum

    Climate Concerns

    Weather Emergencies are serious and prevalent as our climate changes. Over the past 2 years alone there have been 25 serious weather disaster emergencies in the US, causing almost 200 billion dollars in damage, Many families, businesses, and individuals were not prepared and over 1,000 dies and many more suffered. Weather disaster can include tropical storms and hurricanes, tornadoes, floods...
  8. Categories: General Safety Topics, Health Tips & Info News

    Mind the Weather

    Winter isn't over - spring comes in March - while it may be hot right now in California, Ohio is freezing... what will tomorrow bring? Hard to say... be ready for freezing cold, or melts and flooding.. just be weather-ready in general! It is a good idea to focus on a few basic things to keep your employees, and yourself, safe and...
  9. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Prepare for Winter Weather

    While the danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point. Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, wind driven snow that lasts for several days. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low temperatures...
  10. Categories: Health Tips & Info News

    Winter Safety

    Over the years employers have discovered that their employees miss more time from work as a result of "off-the-job" accidents than due to injuries experienced on the job. Many of these accidents occur during the winter holidays, as employees do things that they are not familiar with or haven't done "since last year". Fortunately, most of these accidents can be...

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