Emergency Preparedness Required Training . SLCC. Phases of Emergency Management. Protection (prevention). Mitigation . Preparedness. Recovery . Response. Emergency Terms Defined.
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How did the Titanic Sink?
What we don’t see
Utah Division of Emergency Management (State EOC)
THREAT / EVENT
Each Areas must use all resources available
before it moves to next level
It is about saving lives!
Your Loved Ones
FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING
Always operate extinguisher in upright position. As shown in figure, the acronym to remember when operating a portable extinguisher is PASS: Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep. Aim at base of fire
Training found on SLCC website:
Know where the locations are and follow the instructions
Academic and Administrative Buildings
Following a disaster or other significant event and during the initial stages of response, all levels of Federal, State and Local governments unanimously state that we must be Prepared to be on our own for at least 72-hours or longer.
“Any community that fails to prepare with the idea that somehow, in the end, the federal government will be able to rescue them will be tragically wrong.”
-Michael Leavitt, Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services
The likelihood that you and your family will survive a disaster depends your preparation. For YOU to ACT, GO, DO depends on what you prepare for now!
2. Make a Plan for what you will do in an emergency
3. Be Informed about what might happen
4 Get Involved in preparing your community
How many Earthquakes does Utah have a day?
What would you do for a
7.0 magnitude earthquake ?
Utah has on the average of 14 earthquakes through out the state a day. Most of Utah's earthquakes are under a 2.0 in magnitude
Utah has 700 earthquakes a year .
CERT Equipment Checklist
Check for Out date items for replacement
Answer these questions:
Triage, like other disaster response efforts, begins with size-up. The general procedure for triage in a disaster environment is as follows:
When you enter
When you exit
Structure or room
(Identify victims & hazards)
Structure or room
Date & Time that
task force left
Task force identifier
First slash made
made as exiting
Number of live and dead victims
Included with the DOT placards are United Nations identification
numbers specific to each transported substance. The numbers are
displayed inside the placard or in an orange rectangle immediately
below the placard.
DOT placards should be a stop sign for CERT
members. If they are present, there is danger. STOP!
Identifying HAZMATs in Transit
UN ID #
Contact 801-957-3800 or 801-957-4902
Gas Meter and
Gas Meter and
Label for quick identification
Have wrench stored in a specific location where it will be immediately available
Located at: BeReady@utah.gov
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Do it Now!
Denial & Desensitization
Yes it can happen to you!
Do your part NOW!
Make it happen!
Be a Super Hero