Emergency preparedness is not something that we
should give thought to when hurricane season is rolling around.
Instead, it should be everyday as an emergency situation can happen
at any time. Let us step away from the global scale for a moment and
think on a more personal level. There are a number of ways that a
person can be prepared and even prevent disaster from happening in
Keeping in mind and enforcing daily safety
habits, educating children on not talking to strangers, practicing
fire safety, and even taking an exercise class are all ways to
practice preparedness. Of course those things may sound odd and out
of place, but when preparedness is put in a smaller perspective,
they fit right in.
A healthy lifestyle keeps your body prepared to
battle handle illness that may befall it so that it may recover
faster or be more equipped to put up a fight. Daily safety habits
can prevent those injuries that are common to trips, slips, and
falls. Educating your child on how to interact with strangers could
be the difference between your child making it home safely and
However the new year brings in a new cycle.
Here are a few tips to keep us all honest in being prepared not only
for the personal emergencies but for the hurricanes and fires and
other hazards as well. Time is of the essence.