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2014-01-30 23:29:26

NY and NJ fire equipment and emergency preparedness supplier and trainer offers sage winter preparedness advice. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 With the 2013 / 2014 winter season being the coldest in recent history for many areas as well as the fact that there have been a number of city power companies struggling with power outages that have taken days to get power back online, All Hands Fire Equipment, leading NJ fire safety equipment company, shares some tips for emergency...

2014-01-28 16:20:50

Get Gameday Prepared for Winter Weather Conditions SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures taking a nosedive on the East Coast and the possibility of snow during Sunday's showdown between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, Take Winter By Storm (TWBS) urges thousands of traveling fans to be prepared--not only with their 12(th) Man spirit, but also with the TWBS Gameday Survival Guide for winter weather conditions. "It doesn't take long for ever-changing winter...

2014-01-22 23:03:17

Brownells now offers more than 1,000 products for those interested in preparing themselves and their families for life's unexpected events. Montezuma, Iowa (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Brownells, a trusted and widely-recognized name in the firearms industry for 75 years, has expanded its product offerings to include Emergency & Survival Gear. The more than 1,000 lifesaving and sustaining products range from those that can help people deal with the smallest of life’s unexpected...

2014-01-22 08:22:03

FLUSHING, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Highway Safety Administration, auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people in the U.S. each year and are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 34, but thanks to the developers of a newly released Auto Survival Kit by StatGear, people across the US now have something that could save their life in case of an auto accident amid the current cold front and icy weather that's plaguing the...

2014-01-17 16:22:06

Unprecedented demands on nation's power supplies cause widespread outages TAYLOR, Mich., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-breaking frigid temperatures from this month's polar vortex triggered unprecedented demands on the nation's power supply, causing power outages everywhere from the Midwest to Alabama. With several more months of cold weather ahead, Atlas Oil's Emergency Fuel Solutions urges business leaders and facility managers to assess their emergency preparedness plans and...

2014-01-16 12:30:50

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington dropped to 35(th) place in the nation with a D+ in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). Despite ranking in the top 10 states in the categories of Public Health and Injury Prevention and Quality and Patient Safety, Washington received failing grades in three out...

2014-01-16 12:30:43

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennessee climbed from 33(rd) in the nation in 2009 to 17th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state has made progress in the categories of Disaster Preparedness and Medical Liability Environment, but still faces challenges related to high rates of preventable...

2014-01-16 12:30:09

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana received a near-failing D+ grade in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The Report Card ranked Indiana 40(th )in the nation -- unchanged since 2009 -- citing needs for state-level planning and coordination to improve disaster preparedness and the quality and patient...

2014-01-15 23:00:20

Learn about a large collection of free online videos that can help individuals, companies, organizations and agencies be better prepared for emergencies. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 During the next live episode of the Code Red! radio show specifically dedicated to personal security, safety and emergency preparedness issues across America and around the world, host Alfred McComber's special featured guests will include Emergency Preparedness Expert, Chris Floyd who worked...

2014-01-13 23:04:16

An industry leader in auto survival equipment says its newly released product could be the solution motorists need to ensure safety during the current cold and icy weather. Flushing, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 According to the National Highway Safety Administration, auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people in the U.S. each year and are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 34, but thanks to the developers of a newly released Auto Survival Kit by StatGear,...


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