Chemicals are found all around us, and are a natural part of our environment. They keep our food fresh, help our plants grow and fuel our cars. They also help us to live longer and healthier lives. Under certain conditions, however, too much of a certain chemical can be extremely harmful. Most Chemical Accidents occur…… Continue reading Be Prepared: Household Chemical Emergencies
It is Tornado Season and we are in the thick of it. There have already been multiple tornadoes in the U.S. this year, some rating as high as F3 and F4. Tornadoes are rated by a scale F0 (weakest) to F5 (strongest). A tornado with a damage level of F3 occurred this spring, starting in Tennessee and Central Kentucky, and later extending to Central/Southern Indiana…… Continue reading Have You Prepared for Tornado Season?
Almost 50 people spent Sunday night in American Red Cross shelters in West Virginia, Illinois and California after fire hit their multi-family dwellings. Home fires are the biggest disaster threat to people in this country – worse than floods, hurricanes and tornadoes. Every day, the Red Cross responds to as many as 170 home fires…… Continue reading As Weather Turns Colder, Don't Allow Alternate Heating Methods Lead to Home Fires