It is the eve of Canada Day on July 1 and Independence Day here in the United States. We will be going dark for the next two weeks to gear up for the new Quarter. Our Twitter Channel will be updated daily with our Nuzzel and Paper_Li Updates which is a compilation of updates as we look forward to being of service.
As Summer is at hand, please enjoy these courtesy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency here in the United States:
The Fourth of July is approaching, and that means barbeques and fireworks! Many people love seeing the bright colors fly through the night air, but it is important to keep in mind that fireworks are explosives, and only professionals should handle them.
A study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows that more than 200 people, on average, go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in July close to the Independence Day holiday. Follow these tips to prevent injury from fireworks:
For more information on fireworks safety, check out the CPSC Fireworks page.
Summer brings warm weather, beach days, and fun in the sun, but you should prepare for possible severe weather. This includes extreme heat, hurricanes, lightning, and wildfires.
Prepare your family for summer weather hazards while at home or traveling with information from the National Weather Service and the Ready Campaign. Learn how to prepare and respond to the hazards most common during the summer by clicking any of the links below:
Are you ready for your summer vacation?
Whether planning a road trip or traveling abroad, stay prepared for emergencies with information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of State, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Ready Campaign, and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Please consider the following tips:
To learn more about emergency preparedness, visit www.ready.gov.
We leave you all with this Thoughts: