Emergency Awareness at Work
It’s no secret that we live in an imperfect world. This means the worst can happen when you least expect it, regardless of where you are or what day it is. Sustain is here to help you plan for natural disasters and emergency situations. Since natural disasters can be spontaneous, it’s best to be prepared both when you’re at home or away from home. Being able to have a plan in place no matter where you are is important for your safety and survival. Being prepared at work will help reduce stress when or if a situation occurs while you’re away from the home.
The best solution is to keep an emergency bag or pack stocked with supplies, and there’s no better option on the market than Sustain. Partnered with Cyalume, the original makers of the glowstick and sole supplier of the United States Military, our 72-hour packs are full of all the necessities you would ever need in an emergency scenario or natural disaster.
If you’re putting together an emergency kit on your own, it’s important to have the basic necessities, such as:
- A flashlight & proper batteries or glow sticks
- First Aid Kit
- Dry food
- Multi tool
The best feature of Sustain’s emergency packs are that we take care of curating the best supplies, including all of the items we mentioned above. Everything is included in one high quality bag so that you don’t have to shop around and look for the best price or worry you’ve forgotten something.
With supplies taken care of, the next step you should take is ensuring that your work place or office has an escape plan in place just in case the building or property needs to be evacuated. Memorize where all the exits are, where the fire extinguishers are located, and, depending on which floor you may be located on, its crucial you know where each staircase is. Lastly, carry a card in your wallet or purse with your important phone numbers, including the numbers of your close out-of-state contacts in case you need to evacuate your area entirely.
Emergency planning is never one size fits all. Sustain is here to remind you that remaining mindful and taking the precautionary steps to ensure you have a plan and the proper supplies in place can be make a huge difference and possibly save your life.