The Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Survival Readiness Pyramid
Prioritize your accumulation of emergency food storage items and other emergency preparedness essentials. Doing it haphazardly may leave you frustrated and unsure if you have all you need.Fire Safety Equipment in the Laboratory
Doing experiments is fun. It gives you time to discover scientific stuff, and it stimulates the mind and the learning process at the same time. In the laboratory, specifically a chemical laboratory, there are many tools and substances that can be useful in doing experiments.Hurricane Season 2009 – Seven Tips to Be Ready
Today marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season, and early predictions by NOAA suggest that this will be an average season with as many as four to seven hurricanes. The National Hurricane Center says there is a 70 percent chance of having 9 to 14 named storms, of which 4 to 7 could become hurricanes, including one to three major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5). Hurricane season runs from June 1st through November. Tropical systems all get names, and the first one will be named “Ana” when it reaches sustained winds of at least 39 mph.Survival Skills Training 101 – Do You Know What to Do?
Survival skills training is becoming more and more important as our world becomes more dangerous. Even the most basic survival skills can mean the difference between life and death in several situations. You’ll never stop learning new ways to survive, because potential threats are endless, but the more you know, the better your chances for safety and security.Linking Fire Engineering and Extinguishing
Fire is essential, but it can also be catastrophic. Even Ancient Rome in all its grandeur had a share of havoc that were wreaked by this hot element. As far as that epoch, disciplines in the avoidance of burning mayhem were formulated, which can be termed nowadays as fire engineering. Fire protection engineering, or fire safety engineering, is the practice of certain scientific and engineering principles with the aim of defending people and nature from the negative effects of fire.72 Survival Kit – What’s in Your Bag?
Be prepared for any disaster with a well stocked emergency kit bag. Learn how to prepare your 72 hours survival kit.Where There’s Smoke, There’s a Smoke Alarm to Alert You
Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. That is the idea behind smoke alarms. Instead of waiting for the entire building to catch fire, this equipment sends out an alarm when they’ve sniffed a waft of smoke somewhere. With these alarms, you get a head start in the race between you and emergency.Surviving a Disaster – Have a 72 Hour Survival Kit
When a disaster strikes, a properly packed 72 hour survival kit could save your life. Imagine you are in the middle of a hurricane path. The weather bureau has plotted the path to pass about 45 miles south, but in the last 30 minutes it has taken a unexpected change to the north.Maintaining Fire Extinguishers Through Inspections and Maintenance
After making a purchase, we hope that the item will last. This is true for any type of fire safety equipment. However, ensuring that a product (such as an extinguisher for fires) has a lengthy life, it is vital that we maintain it properly.How to Become a Better Citizen
Almost everyone tries his or her best on how to become someone better. They know that they have to make certain adjustments in order to obtain what they want. In becoming a better resident of your locality, you not only have to know the rules but to make sure that you prepare yourself for any disaster.Old School Fire Fighting With Water Fire Extinguishers and Fire Hose Reels
You drink eat, you bathe in it, you clean with it. Water, the universal liquid, life giving, life sustaining, and when you really need it: life preserving. Before the technological advancements in fire fighting, the original fire fighting tool used by man is water.Powder Fire Extinguishers & Health and Safety Signs
Whether intentional or accidental, fires will destroy almost everything in its path. Before that fire becomes one unstoppable conflagration, better extinguish the flame. Extinguish it with what? Answering that simple question will not be as easy as effortlessly answering “with a fire extinguisher”.First Line of Defense From Fire – Extinguishers
Your home, workplace or school, the mall, the spa, the museum or just about any other building must have passed a test. These buildings, even before they are built must have undergone a scrutiny by your local fire department. At most, the majority do not pass with flying colors. They make do with just reaching the minimum level of requirement for safety and/or prevention. Whether intentionally or accidentally caused, fires can still occur in buildings that possess state of the art and the latest technology in fire prevention, much more so with those who barely passed safety regulations.Through the Fire, the Easy Way
Battle Gear Only a fool enters battle without sword and shield. In the fight against fire hazards, it is folly to enter without the proper fire equipment. Thankfully, fighting these emergencies no longer needs to be neither limited to professionals nor too difficult with the right tools, which are already available and readily accessible through the internet and most markets.Better Sleep With a Fire Blanket Around
In the process technically called combustion, there must be the simultaneous presence of four elements to cause fire. These are heat, fuel, a sustaining chemical reaction, and oxygen. Without one or the other, combustion cannot take place and fires cannot continue.