Safety Scene Fall 2019 - Page 14

OFFICE EMERGENCY KIT ESSENTIALS PERSONAL EMERGENCY KIT ESSENTIALS Bottled water First aid kit Canned food, waterproof packages of food rations, and/or energy bars - enough to last each person 3 days A week’s supply of essential medication Drinking water Bottle opener Canned food, waterproof packages of food rations, and/or energy bars - enough to last each person 3 days First aid kit Manual can opener Portable bags, such as backpacks or duffle bags in which to store supplies Emergency blankets F A map of the region F Quarters and/or phonecards, in case cellular service is down Manual can opener Whistle Emergency blankets Garbage bags to be used as ponchos, ground cover, or blankets Cash and ID in a waterproof bag Booster cables Paper towels Toilet paper Sanitary napkins Waterproof matches and/or lighter. Do not use either if you smell gas Road flares Glow sticks Sand, gravel, or cat litter Swiss Army knife Traction mat Basic utensils Fire extinguisher Plastic plates and cups Flashlight with batteries Dust masks Extra batteries in waterproof bag (be sure to replace batteries periodically) Work gloves Tools A wrench Shovel Earthquake survival instructions printed from PEP and Red Cross In a waterproof container keep a list of local and out-of-province contacts for family. Include photo copies of essential documents (i.e. home and life insurance papers, medical and financial records, bank and credit information, lists of essential prescriptions, property inventory of your home, birth and marriage certificates, passports, legal documents such as wills, power of attorney and guardianship papers). List of local emergency centres. Water purification chemicals and/or a small container of bleach with an eye dropper Flashlight with batteries Radio with batteries Extra batteries in waterproof bag (be sure to replace batteries periodically) A map of the region Fire extinguisher Pictures of you and your family to help with identification in case they are missing Pre-printed “Help” and “OK” signs (available here at www2.gov.bc.ca.) Pencil and paper in waterproof bag www.actsafe.ca Safety Scene 4 of 4 12 Updated: Sept. 2019 Fall 2019 Edition: Emergency Preparedness