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By caregiver222 Blank
Oil in an emergency generator must be changed regularly, regardless of hours on the "clock". This means that if yo...
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A duty roster is a written organized method of equitably assigning tasks and ensuring that everything that needs to g...
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caregiver222Aug 24, 2010
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By caregiver222 Blank
Keeping your feet dry and healthly are a priority. In business and life we tend to flavor colored socks. Nice for ...
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caregiver222Aug 23, 2010
caregiver222Aug 16, 2010
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By caregiver222 Blank
After an evacuation during an emergency food supplies are often given out. The sure way to precipitate a fight betwee...
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By caregiver222 Blank
We are all used to regular garbage pick-ups. There are many situations short of a nuclear attack when routine garb...
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By caregiver222 Blank
MACE or chemical spray should never, ever, be brought on board a helicopter or fixed wing aircraft. Again and agai...
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By caregiver222 Blank
Burn barrels are a very nasty subject. Most communities outlaw them. Nevertheless, in a true emergency, you are go...
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caregiver222Aug 13, 2010
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By caregiver222 Blank
After an evacuation from a disaster a large number of people generally have to be fed and provided with refreshments....
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One of the most serious type of casualty is those who suffer spinal injury. And these injuries are difficult to di...
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By caregiver222 Blank
A backpack should be purchased for every member of the family. Plus a filled two-quart canteen. As an alternative to ...
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By caregiver222 Blank
Little children, when frightened, often go into a closet or hide under the bed when they smell smoke. It is critical ...
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Reflective vests save lives. No if's, ands, or butts. You need one (perhaps two) folded up in the glove compartment ...
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caregiver222May 21, 2010
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By caregiver222 Blank
Lightsticks are translucent plastic tubes sealed at both ends containing a glass ampule surrounded by an activating s...
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Barrier tape is a "niche" item, useful for a municipality, but low on the list of priorities for an individual. It is...
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caregiver222May 13, 2010
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kitty51May 07, 2010
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In New York City during May 2010, a vehicle containing explosive materials was left in the middle of Manhatten. I hap...
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It is helpful after an industrial accident (railcar with toxic gas) or when providing information for incoming aircra...
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The current trend towards fashionability compromises the safery of first responders. (1) Short-sleeve shirts and s...
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kitty51May 07, 2010
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By caregiver222 Blank
Surprisingly, many deaths continue to occur every year because emergency crews have difficulty in identifying the loc...
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By caregiver222 Blank
ANFO (ammonium nitrate fuel oil) explosives have been used several times in terrorist-related instances. Last week, i...
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caregiver222Apr 24, 2010
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By caregiver222 Blank
The standard 32 gallon garbage can, whether of galvanized steel or plastic, make an ideal emergency container to tran...
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