Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires! Particularly if you’re planning a Turkey Fryer Thanksgiving.
As National Preparedness Month winds down it’s a good idea to review all your documentation on property and insurance.
FACT = People struck by lightning DO NOT carry a charge. It is safe to touch a lightning strike victim. In fact, giving first aid to lightning strike victims can save their lives.
Handouts from the 7/26 workshop presented by Dr. Rick Peltier of UMass Amherst and Marc Wolman of the Department of Environmental Protection are below:
Presentation by Mark Wolman, MassDEP
Presentation by Dr.Rick Peltier, UMass Amherst
Recorder article about workshop
Power outages can jeopardize the safety of refrigerated and frozen food. Keep food safe before, during and after an emergency by following these guidelines.
If a fire starts in your home, you may have only one to two minutes to escape. Your ability to get out safely depends on having working smoke alarms and planning ahead.
Summer temperatures are on the rise. According to the National Weather Service, heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year from heat stroke. Practice Heat Safety!
Being aware of what’s coming is a big part of preparedness. Is severe weather heading your way? Receive preparedness reminders and safety information for more than 20 types of hazards with the FEMA mobile app.
In an emergency, families can become separated. Create an In Case of Emergency (ICE) card for your children so your family can quickly reunite after a disaster.