Emergency Supplies Articles

Can A Fire Extinguisher Save Your Life?

Would You Have A Fire Extinguisher Available If an Emergency Occurred?

Quite a few people don’t realize just how important a fire extinguisher is when it comes to preparing your home (and your car) for an emergency. If you don’t have a fire extinguisher in your car and home, there are some things you need to consider. We’re going to go over some of the benefits of having a fire extinguisher ready during an emergency.

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Portable Kits Provide Emergency Essentials

Preparing for an Emergency

Handling an emergency can be difficult. Being prepared can lessen the difficulty you encounter when you are faced with an emergency or natural disaster. There are many ways to prepare for an emergency, and there are products on the market that can help you achieve with that preparation.

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Syrup of Ipecac and The American Academy of Pediatrics

Should You Stock Syrup of Ipecac in Your Medicine Cabinet?

The American Academy of Pediatrics used to recommend keeping a bottle of syrup of ipecac around the house in case of accidental ingestion of poison. Parents were instructed to administer this to their child if a poison were to be accidentally ingested. However, parents who have held true to this advise might be interested in knowing that The American Academy of Pediatrics actually revised their recommendation and administering syrup of ipecac is no longer recommended.

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The Benefits of Generators for the Elderly

The Elderly May Need Generators More Than Those In Their Youth

Having a generator during a power outage is very beneficial. A generator can provide peace of mind and may actually be life-saving or, at the very least, facilitate an unpleasant experience such as an extended power outage. As long as proper safety considerations are followed, having a generator can be incredibly valuable during a power outage. If an emergency arises, you will be glad you took this extra step. While generators can be a great tool for people of any age, they tend to be especially valuable for the elderly.

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Is Your Emergency Water Safe To Drink?

Rotating Emergency Water Supplies

You know you’re supposed to have water in storage in case of an emergency. You even know exactly how much you should store. The question is – do you know how long you can store the water for without rotating it? Contrary to what many people believe, water is not a nonperishable resource. Bacteria can, and do, grow in stored water even if the water’s been treated and stored properly. If you want to make sure your emergency water is safe to drink, adhere to the following water rotation guidelines.

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A Great Security and Safety Product For Your Kids

Herbie Hydrant The Security And Home Safety Device

Every once in a while, I see a safety or emergency product that is so useful that I feel it’s my obligation to let my readers know about it. Today I ran across one of those products and instantly I knew it was something that every parent who reads this blog would want to know about.

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A New and Improved Weather Radio

Have You Purchased a Weather Radio Yet?

I remember when I first decided to purchase a weather radio. While I knew it was something that had to be done, I wasn’t exactly looking forward to it. After all, how exciting can it be to shop for a weather radio? There are much more adventurous things I’d like to do with my time. But onto the Web I went to research the weather radios and what I found surprised me.

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Let Emergency Lights Light Up Your World

Why emergency lights are so important.

Emergency lights are vital. It’s dark and dusty, you are surrounded by silence and you don’t have the first clue about how to get out of the place you are in. What’s the first thing you need to do? Your first reactions may be to get help but the real answer is turning on a light of course. This may be a problem though if you don’t have any emergency lights available to you.

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Safe and Effective Emergency Lighting

Making sure your emergency lighting is safe and effective.

Light, it brings instinctive calm to the mind, it helps you to avoid hazards in the dark and for centuries it has brought light in the darkness for man. For these reasons alone, emergency lighting needs to be safe and effective, especially during times of crisis.

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What’s On the Emergency Radio?

What an emergency radio is, the features they have and where to buy one.

If you find yourself in the midst of a catastrophe you would come to quickly realize the value of owning an emergency radio. If you don’t have one, it could be a life threatening error that could leave you out of the loop in regards to important information.

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