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Home Fire Escape Worksheet


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Public Information

Captain Ron Fryer - Public Information Officer




 Make a Home Emergency Disaster Plan for Your Family:  Be Prepared if Disaster Strikes

   Ready.gov - Make a Plan  
   National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) - Emergency Preparedness  
   National Safety Council - Emergency Preparedness 
   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Plan Ahead  
   CDC (Older adults and caregivers)  
   Washington Department of Health (WA DOH) - Be Prepared  
   Benton County Emergency Services (BCEM) - Be Prepared

How to Handle Your Finances Before, During and After a Disaster 

   The Simple Dollar - An In-Depth Guide to Emergency Preparedness 

 What Do You Need in a Home Emergency Survival Kit?

   American Red Cross - Survival Kit Supplies 
   Be Prepared - Essentials for a Home Emergency Survival Kit 
   Life Hacker - How to Pack an Evacuation Go Bag
   WA DOH - Emergency Supplies
   Sellmax - Car Disaster Preparedness 


Smoke Alarms

   American Red Cross-Home Fire Safety 
   National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) - Smoke Alarms
   theAllstateBlog - How to Test Your Smoke Alarms

Develop a Home Fire Escape Plan and Involve Your Whole Family

   National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) - Public Education 
   National Safety Council - Fire Preparedness

 Child Safety

   National Safety Council 
   CDC (Helping Kids Cope with Disaster)

Cooking Safety Tips   

   Public Safety.Tufts 
   Hospital for Special Surgery 
   LoveToKnow - Fire Prevention



 Do You Have Firewise Property?:  How to Create Defensible Space Around Your Home

   Department of Natural Resource (DNR) - Firewise-Prepare Your Home 

   CAL FIRE-Prepare for Wildfire  
   National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) -Firewise
   Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) - Defensible Space 
   Kittitas County WA Firewise Brochure



Why is Fall Prevention Important?:  Learn About Programs and Tips Offered by Various Organizations

   National Council on Aging - Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs
   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Adult Falls 

   Washington State Dept. of Health - Older Adult Falls  
   National Safety Council - Older Adult Falls
   Age-In-Place Home Improvements - Fall Prevention Tips for the Home

Services for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities

   Southeast Washington Aging and Long-Term Care (ALTC)



   Washington State Department of Health (WA DOH)
   SafeKids - The Ultimate Car Seat Guide









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