Wednesday, October 1, 2014


Hurricane season will be with us until November, then winter storms will be coming. Severe storms of any kind could require that you shelter in place in your office building or at home. Other incidents -- accidents, toxic spills, gunshots, etc. -- also could mandate that you shelter in place. This week’s articles focus on how to prepare to shelter in place. Share these with your employees, colleagues and family to ensure everyone is safe in the event of a major storm.

In some cases, sheltering in place may be required by circumstances or by local authorities. (Item #1) If you are told to shelter-in-place, follow the steps below to keep you and your family safe during an emergency. (Item #2)   Shelter-in-place plans at your workplace should include the items in this article. (Item #3)

Are you prepared to stay in your home or office for several days if need be? (Item #4)   Sheltering in place at your workplace is similar to sheltering in place at home, but there are significant differences. (Item #5)   This information from FEMA will help you put together a shelter-in-place kit. (Item #6)

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