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Don’t avoid emergency care

Worried about COVID-19? Experts say ER staff know how to keep you safe
It appears many people are hesitant to seek emergency medical care out of fear of contracting the coronavirus. Statistics show that, over a four-week period during the early days of the pandemic, the number of ER visits was 42% lower than during the same period in 2019.
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Emergency shower

This Emergency Safety Shower Decontamination Booth features chemical-resistant fiberglass and is equipped with a pull rod activated shower and push handle eye/ face wash for immediate drenching of personnel exposed to hazardous chemicals.
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Storm shelters

Safe Sheds Storm Shelters meet FEMA 361/ICC 500 requirements for storm shelters and can hold up to 16 people at the required 5-square-foot-per-person allowance.
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Study analyzes top stressors for 911 dispatchers

Montreal – Emergency dispatchers who work at 911 call centers face a variety of physical and mental challenges in a high-stress environment, according to a study conducted by scientific research organization IRSST.
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Preparing employees for emergency situations

Do your employees know what to do in the event of a fire or a tornado? What about a nearby chemical spill or a gunman in the building? Ready.gov, a FEMA website aimed at educating people about preparing and responding to emergencies, urges all employers to train workers on evacuation, sheltering and lockdown procedures.
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