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Posted on March 18, 2016 by lifegear
National Poison Prevention Week is this week, March 17-23,
Life+Gear is doing our part to help keep everyone safe from dangerous chemicals in products people use everyday.
A very dangerous chemical, called dibutyl phthalate, is a common ingredient in glow sticks. Kids, animals and adults have all reported run ins with the dangerous glowing substance, and it has sparked [...]
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Posted on March 11, 2013 by lifegear
Evacuations. They are more common than one may think. Evacuations can be due to natural diasasters, pandemics, blackouts and other reasons. Most people find themselves unprepared for an evacuation when it happens.
Life+Gear wants to make sure you are always prepared for the unexpected.
Follow these tips to ready yourself for an evacuation:
1) Create a family communication [...]
This post was posted in Disasters, Emergency Preparedness and was tagged with emergency kit, emergency prep, emergency preparation, emergency preparedness, emergency supply list, evacuation, fire evacuation, flashlight, flood evacuation, floods, hurricane evacuation, lifegear, natural disaster, prepare for an evacuation, preparedness, top preparedness items, tsunami evacuation, what to prepare
Posted on March 6, 2013 by lifegear
Winter is on its way! Some are excited to dust off the skis and winter jackets, while others may be dreading the months ahead. But no matter which category you fall into, one thing is certain: Being prepared for winter is a MUST!
Winter storms often result with millions of people being left without power, heat [...]
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Posted on February 28, 2013 by lifegear
Our last blog covered How to Prepare for a Flood before they happen. Now we want to provide you with tips on what to do if you find yourself in a flood.
Remember: Some floods can be predicted, but the most common type of flood, a flash flood, is completely unpredictable.
If in your home:
-Turn off all [...]
This post was posted in Disasters, Emergency Preparedness, Flood and was tagged with emergency kit, emergency kits, emergency prep, emergency preparation, emergency preparedness, flash floods, flashlight, flood safety, floods, lifegear, natural disaster, preparedness, preparing for floods, sandbag, sandless sandbags, top preparedness items, waterproof flashlights
Posted on February 5, 2013 by lifegear
Tornadoes: They are nature’s most violent storm.
Tornadoes can take out a neighborhood and cause fatalities in a number of seconds.
Spawned from a powerful thunderstorm, tornadoes form into a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud reaching from the storm clouds to the ground, with speeds of up to 300 miles per hour. One common misconception is that tornadoes only strike in [...]
This post was posted in Emergency Preparedness, Tornadoes and was tagged with earthquake preparedness, emergency kit, emergency prep, emergency preparation, emergency preparedness, emergency supplies gifts, flashlight, natural disaster, preparing family, preparing for a tornado, tornado prep, tornadoes, what to do in a tornado
Posted on January 2, 2013 by lifegear
As we all settle in to 2013 and start making our New Year's Resolution lists, it is important to consider whether you and your family are "emergency prepared."
Being prepared for things such as natural disasters, blackouts and other unanticipated events is extremely important, but often overlooked.
Make 2013 the year YOU become “Prepared for Life.”
Start with [...]
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