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School Bus Safety Tips

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School Bus Safety Tips

School bus transportation presents unique challenges when planning for safety and emergency preparedness. In some cases entire schools or whole communities need to be relocated. Whether filled with students or evacuees from a disaster, school districts should provide training to school bus drivers so that they are properly prepared to respond to any critical event! School buses should be outfitted with proper emergency response supplies and Minimum National Standard First Aid Kits.SCHOOL BUS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND SAFETY PLANNING TIPSAll school bus fleet administrators should establish procedures in their respective fleets for handling emergencies such as collisions, riots, strikes, sabotage, natural...

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CPR Basics - The ABC's

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CPR Basics - The ABC's

Few people know how to correctly administer CPR in the event of an emergency situation. For most people, witnessing such an event is traumatic enough let alone jumping in and assisting. Proper First Aid and CPR training provides the necessary skills to react appropriately in an emergency situation. Fatal emergencies such as attack, drowning, choking or electric shock happen every day. The steps taken in the following seconds can mean the difference between life and death. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is the best training to have to try to help someone in an extreme situation when that person has stopped breathing. Learning this basic...

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Disaster prevention includes both being prepared as well as reducing damages (mitigation). The most important thing that you can do is to be informed and prepared. History teaches that a lack of hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads among all major hurricane disasters. By knowing your vulnerability and what actions you should take, you can reduce the effects of a hurricane disaster. This information can be used to save lives at work, home, while on the road, or on the water. Hurricane hazards come in many forms: storm surge, high winds, tornadoes, and flooding. This means it is important...

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