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September 14, 2016

National Preparedness Month

Each September, National Preparedness Month reminds us that a little advanced planning can make a lifesaving difference in a large-scale emergency.

Ready.gov offers a number of resources such as hashtags, preparedness messaging, and videos to add to your website or social media streams to help spread the word on how to prepare for an emergency. For example, here’s a quick video from FEMA with tips on how you can be prepared even while traveling:

For alerts and safety on the go, check out FEMA’s mobile app for weather warnings, safety reminders, shelter locations sent right to your phone.

Safety professionals: Make sure your organization and your workers are ready to respond with Summit’s Disaster Readiness course. This course, which addresses OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38, helps workers prepare and plan for any potential emergency. This program covers:

  • The importance of planning and preparing for emergency situations
  • Variables to consider for proper preparation
  • Elements of a comprehensive emergency response plan
  • Best practices for a variety of emergency situations

Learn more about all of Summit’s training courses by clicking the button below.

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