and Safety - Equipment
There are a lot of forms of equipment that can aid in
Ladder - If you live in a building where there
is more than one story, you might consider getting a portable
Fire Escape Ladder. This could be stored away until needed.
Then it could be attached to an open window and rolled down
providing a way to safely exit the upper floors. Practice this
with your family and hope that you never need it. But, if you
do need it someday, be glad you had it.
To see some Fire Escape Ladders, click these links:
If you live in an area that is subject to flooding you might
consider storing life-jackets for each family member. Most
people who are into water sports are likely to have some
life-jackets. However, they may not have enough for all family
members. In addition, those who are not involved in water
sports might also consider storing life-jackets.
To see some life-jackets, try these links:
Buoy - This is a watere safety flotation device
that has a rope attached. It can be thrown to a victim in the
water and once they grab it, they can be pulled in. It can also
be used by someone to help them safely swim out to make a
If you live near any body of water, you might
consider having one of these on hand.
To see some Ring Buoys, click these links:
Vest - A Safety Vest can help the person
wearing it be spotted by drivers or searchers. There are many
times when they may be needed such as:
To see some Safety Vests, click on these
Sandbag - If you live where a
flood could threaten your home, you have two choices if a flood
is coming. First of all, you could do nothing now and hope that
your local government will supply enough sandbags to protect
your property, and in a timely manner. The second choice is to
be your own boss and Prepare For
Later by storing your own sandbags and sand.
Many homes have sand boxes or otherwise have access to sand or
dirt that could be used to fill a sandbag. The sandbag itself
is the key item.
To see some Sandbag Solutions, click on these