September is Emergency Preparedness Month!

To make sure you’re prepared in any situation, take a look at the following list for ideas.

  • Always dial 911 in case of an emergency. Also, have numbers for the Police Department/Security on hand.
  • Visit Accident.Emory.edu to report workplace accidents/injuries.
  • Create an evacuation plan for your family and co-workers.
  • Have a meeting place at home and at work in case of separation.
  • Designate alternate routes if roads are inaccessible.
  • Create a disaster supply kit to last for a few days (canned food, water, first aid, etc.).
  • Test fire extinguisher yearly.
  • Learn the Heimlich maneuver.
  • Learn CPR.
  • Visit Ready.gov for valuable information and resources.

Check out EHSO’s Emergency Preparedness printable resource and checklist to post in your home, workplace, etc.

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