Having emergency supplies ready to go will save time and stress
Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 11, 2006
Preparing the family home, car or business workplace for disasters or emergency situations is no easy task. According to SafetyKitsPlus.com disaster planning and the preparation of first aid kits, car emergency kits and disaster kits takes time and energy but practicing and maintaining a good disaster plan is the key to survival.
To get started, contact the local emergency management or civil defense office and the local American Red Cross chapter. They are very good resources and can help answer preliminary questions that can help guide family or business disaster planning.
Always determine which disasters are most likely to occur in the community. Find out from the local authorities which methods are used to warn the public about these disasters and how best to prepare the home and workplace.
It is critical to sit down with family members or business associates and discuss potential types of disasters and how to prepare and respond. Planning for a possible home or business evacuation is a good idea. "Having emergency supplies ready to go will save time and stress". Always predetermine where to go in the event of a possible evacuation. Picking a safe location to meet separated family members or business associates will help during those critical moments. Discuss these places with family members and business associates and practice meeting there from time to time.
Take the time to prepare well stocked first aid kits, car emergency kits and safety kits for the home and workplace. Make sure that safety kits are easily accessible and clearly marked. It is important to inform family members or business associates about the location of the emergency supplies, first aid kits and safety kits. Purchase car emergency kits and auto safety kits for each of the family or business vehicles to prepare them for a car emergency or disaster situations when traveling. Check here for complete car emergency kits and disaster preparedness information. Car Emergency Kits
Other steps in the disaster planning process should include posting emergency numbers by every phone in the home and workplace, maintaining first aid kits and safety kits (replacing expired items) First Aid and Disaster Kits, installing smoke detectors and taking CPR and First Aid classes. Communicating with the neighbors is also a good idea. Many times neighborhoods work together to create and practice disaster planning. It is always important to be thoughtful about people with special needs such as infants or the elderly.
Clearly, preparing for possible disaster and emergency situations takes a lot of planning and practice. Taking simple steps to prepare the home and workplace do take energy and time. But without question, if ever needed, all the planning and preparation may save lives. For more information on safety kits, first aid kits, car emergency kits, auto safety kits, and survival disaster preparedness information for your home and business click here. Disaster Planning