FPW 2018: Link Round-up

As Fire Prevention Week draws to a close, we want to provide a list of resources to help you continue your fire safety education.  These links are trustworthy sources for information about fire safety equipment and procedures, and have helpful tools for teaching fire safety to your children and employees. Continue reading “FPW 2018: Link Round-up”

How to Teach “Look. Listen. Learn.”

“Look. Listen. Learn.” was chosen as the 2018 Fire Prevention Week theme in order educate the public about the importance of proper fire safety awareness.  Unfortunately, studies have shown that too many people are still confused or ignorant about the proper way to respond during a fire-related emergency, resulting in increasing fire-related fatalities.  It is important to make sure that you are properly informed, and that you educate those around you as well.  Here are some tips for Continue reading “How to Teach “Look. Listen. Learn.””

FPW 2018: Look. Listen. Learn.

“Look. Listen. Learn.” is the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week, with the tagline “Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”  The National Fire Prevention Association’s (NFPA) goal is to encourage people to take fire safety seriously, and to help them stop assuming that fire-related emergencies are rare, and therefore unimportant.  Each part of the theme addresses a different area of Continue reading “FPW 2018: Look. Listen. Learn.”

NPM: Save for an Emergency

The last theme for this year’s National Preparedness Month is “Save for an Emergency”.  Though proper insurance can be a great financial help during a disaster, having money set aside for emergencies is one of the best ways to guarantee financial security in the midst of a crisis.  When saving for any kind of emergency, including a fire-related emergency, the following tips Continue reading “NPM: Save for an Emergency”

NPM: Learn Life Saving Skills

The theme for the second week of National Preparedness Month was “Learn Life Saving Skills”. When it comes to fire safety, there are several habits you can learn to implement that will dramatically decrease your risk of fire-related emergencies. Once learned, these practices can certainly become life-saving actions by preventing greater fires from happening every time Continue reading “NPM: Learn Life Saving Skills”

NPM: Check Your Coverage

For Week Three of National Preparedness Month, the topic is “Check Your Coverage”.  When it comes to any emergency, including fire-related emergencies, insurance can be a huge help when restoring your home or business after disaster.  There are certain things to consider when choosing your insurance, and guidelines that must be followed in order to retain proper coverage and receive help when needed. Continue reading “NPM: Check Your Coverage”