Home Safety Tips: Generator Safety Many households run generators during a power outage and homeowners should take extra precautions to avoid injury. Gasoline or diesel fuel powered generators can produce potentially deadly levels of carbon monoxide and should be operated only in well-ventilated, … [Read more...] about Generator Safety
September is National Preparedness Month. Across the United States, your Local Emergency Management Office will promote and support these emergency preparedness efforts and encourages all Americans to take action. You can join the effort by following four steps: Build a KitMake a … [Read more...] about Are you Prepared?
Grilling Safety Safety Tips: Backyard Safety Grilling Safety According to the NFPA, gas and charcoal grills caused an average of 3,400 structure fires and 4,900 outdoor fires in or on home properties in 2005, resulting in a combined direct property loss of $137 million. To make sure your … [Read more...] about Public Service Announcement
Public Service Announcement North American summers are hot; most summers see heat waves in one section or another of the United States. East of the Rockies, they tend to combine with high temperature and high humidity although some of the worst have been catastrophically dry. Elderly … [Read more...] about Heat Wave!
Two Areas of concern: New Madrid Seismic Zone & Wabash Valley Seismic Zone Before the quake: Secure items that might fall and cause injuries (bookshelves, mirrors, TVs, etc.)Discuss how you will communicate with your family should you be cut off from them (have an out of state contact that … [Read more...] about Earthquake Preparedness 101