Leave No Person Behind – Plugging the hole in your emergency evacuation plan.

It’s a regular day at the office when all of the sudden the fire alarm for your building goes off. You’re not concerned; you’ve worked hard to make sure your company has a comprehensive emergency evacuation plan in place and you are confident that everyone will get out safe. But then you notice Bob from […]

Product Review – 4 Person Deluxe Emergency Backpack Kit

Disasters happen suddenly and overwhelm the capabilities of professional responders. Every home needs to have emergency survival supplies on hand to see them through the first three days after the event. Whether you call it a “Bug Out Bag” or a “Go Kit”, you are either prepared or in panic! The Emergency Backpack Kit meets the […]

Dry Fire Suppression: Protects Lives and Important Data

While people generally associate fire suppression with water, a newer type of fire suppression system is called a “dry fire suppression system”.  This dry fire suppression system is water-less and has additional benefits over a water-based system.  First, computer and server rooms need to have a fire protection system, because they house valuable assets and […]

2013 Hurricane Season Forecast: Active and Strong

According to Accuweather.com, the 2013 hurricane season will be active and  have multiple strong storms.  Measured over the past 150 years, the probability and impact of hurricanes fluctuate every 30-40 years.  During the 1970s and 1980s the risks of a hurricane making landfall in the US  were minimal.  However, ever since the late 1980s, hurricanes […]

Workplace Violence: Is your company ready to respond?

Workplace violence events, such as the Newtown and Aurora mass-shootings, have shown that businesses and facilities should be more prepared for mass-casualty events. There were breakdowns in the communications, command, and control at both of these events. Such breakdowns can cause failures with the response process. An expedient and effective response to workplace violence will ensure that […]

Shelter-in-Place, 5 Critical Actions for your Business

A Shelter-in-Place plan is used to provide protection to your employees from local and regional hazards, by taking shelter in a safe area, within your building, when evacuation is not advisable. Numerous hazards could cause a shelter-in-place action to be implemented, such as earthquakes, chemical or biological spills, terrorist acts, tornadoes, floods and armed intruders. […]

First Aid Supply Programs

Money saving tips for businesses! If your company has outsourced their first aid supply program, you probably don’t pay too much attention to your first aid kits. After all, that’s the idea. You focus on more important things and let someone else worry about making sure the medicine cabinet is stocked up. But with uncertainties in the […]