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Emergency Water

Planning for disruption to your potable water supply is a primary goal, especially on the west coast where we are in a High Seismic Zone. 705 more words

Rainwater Harvesting

Wanna be a Facilitator? Toughen up!

I just read a great post by Robert Burton on LinkedIn titled 5 Common Tabletop Exercise Mistakes.  Robert gives a good review of the common issues that can doom a TTX from the beginning.  709 more words

Emergency Management

Fire Suppression

Are you in an area that quakes with the fire rating nudging up to EXTREME by July?   What are your fire insurance rates like?  If you installed a cistern that was equipped with a hydrant valve that firefighters could hook up to to aid their efforts, could you receive a fore discount?     97 more words

Rainwater Harvesting

Hope is not a plan

To put it simply…as Grandma used to say, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

Care consultation for emergency preparedness, planning and recovery of clients engaging CareNation’s Aging Life CareTM Services is central to independent living. 134 more words

Emergency Planning

What You Do When Disaster Strikes

March 31, at 6:10pm central time a 2006 black Acura sped out of control on Butterfield Road next to our house. Witnesses in front of the car saw it weave across three lanes from their rear view mirror. 1,306 more words

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Terrorism: Protecting yourself

In the 1980s, I was on my way to a downtown Toronto press conference with a group of reporters when a large truck backfired.

The television cameraman walking beside me slammed himself to the sidewalk and covered his head with his hands. 360 more words


Seveso III and major accident hazards

A new Directive on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances known as Seveso III was published on 24 July 2012 by the European Commission and has been implemented in the Irish legislature by the Chemicals Act (Control of Major Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances) Regulations 2015. 951 more words

Environmental Legislation