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FAST is now a member of the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers.

FAST is now a member of the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers.

We are pleased to announce our latest membership with the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers. We are looking forward to assisting with all of your emergency management needs. https://oaem.ca/featured/fast-emergency-management-support-products/ Please contact Ingrid today for more information! 604-940-3222  |  ingrid@fastlimited.com

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Cold Snap Ahead!

Cold Snap Ahead!

Blog courtesy of WorkSafeBC - Dec. 8, 2016 Richmond, B.C. – With winter temperatures forecast to remain cold across B.C. in the days ahead, WorkSafeBC is alerting employers and workers to be prepared and have a plan in place to manage the risks associated with working outside in below zero temperatures. From 2011 to 2016 year to date, 72 workers in B.C. were injured, one fatally, resulting from exposure to cold. Cold-related injuries include frostbite, hypothermia, and trench foot. Hypothermia can take hold of a worker gradually and, if untreated, can lead to death. “In extreme temperatures, frostbite can occur...

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The 12 Days of Holiday Safety

The 12 Days of Holiday Safety

In the true spirit of the season, and to help keep family and friends out of harm's way, here are some tips and helpful hints for The 12 Days of Holiday Safety: On the First Day … prepare your home for the holidays – and safety. Make sure you have a working carbon monoxide detector, smoke alarm, fire extinguisher and a first aid kit. If you live in an apartment or are staying in a hotel, know where the fire alarms and emergency exits are located. On the Second Day … make a plan. Your family may not be together...

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Fort McMurray Fire and Evacuation - Lessons Learned

Personal Emergency Preparedness

Fort McMurray Fire and Evacuation - Lessons Learned

The Fort McMurray fire and evacuation reminds us all to be prepared for any type of emergency.  You may need to leave your home with only seconds to spare. Make the time now to talk with your family about an emergency plan, how you will communicate with each other and where you will try and meet up.  Make sure you have an emergency kit which includes rescue items, first aid and portable food and water rations for at least 72 hours.  Keep a list of important documents and the items you want to take with you if you need to evacuate quickly....

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