Emergency Zone

  • The 2 Deadliest Knots
    October 4, 2021 Emergency Zone

    The Two Deadliest Knots

    Some of the most common knots you were taught could cost you your life if you use them in the wrong situation. There are two big offenders in particular that stand out even though many outdoor enthusiasts consider them to be foundational. We will go over:
    • What they are good for
    • How to tie them
    • What they are not good for (how they are misused)
    • Better alternatives for those situations
    • Backing them up (making them safer)
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  • Summer Food Safety
    July 2, 2021 Melissa Hurd

    Summer Food Safety

    Summer is the perfect time to get outside with friends and family and fire up the grill for some delicious eats. I’m already craving the hamburgers, steak, hot dogs, fresh veggies, and fruit that’ll be at my family’s 4th of July party this weekend! Most of the time, nothing bad happens. But on occasion, there is a disturbance in the force...
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  • Keeping Your Child Safe On The Internet: Tips for Parents
    November 20, 2020 Turn On VPN

    Keeping Your Child Safe On The Internet: Tips for Parents

    Children know that there is so much that they can do from your or their computer, smartphone or tablet. What these children do not know is that this hub of information is also home to online predators, cyberbullies, hackers, phishing scams, malware and many other dangers. The complexity of some of these dangers might be too difficult for them to digest right now. However, with a few handy tips, you can help your children raise their guard whenever they are online.

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  • December 27, 2018 Emergency Zone

    12 Life Saving Items to Keep in Your Car This Winter

    Picture this: it’s late at night and you are stranded on the side of the road. Snow is falling around you, and your car won't start. There is no heater, and your phone is dead. With the following twelve things in your car you will be better equipped to help yourself, and/or wait out the storm until help arrives. 

    1. Ice Scraper and Brush: Being able to see out your windows is crucial when driving....
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  • July 27, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Women's Safety: Test your knowledge with these 7 scenarios

    You are driving home late at night. A car seems to be following, but you shrug it off telling yourself you are simply being paranoid. You make several turns as you get closer to your home. You look in the rear view mirror and the car is still right behind you. A chill runs up your spine. 

    So What Do You Do?
    Trust your instinctsAttackers try to get you to "lower your guard, gain your trust and get...
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  • May 18, 2018 Emergency Zone

    National SAFE KIDS Week

    What is National SAFE KIDS Week?
    National SAFE KIDS Week was created to bring awareness to accidental deaths of children. During summer months these deaths rise, as children are more at risk. 

    SafeKids.org is the organization that is spreading the awareness and education of child safety. They believe that it is a global epidemic as explained in the picture below. 
    A campaign was created to spread the...
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