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The Kanawha County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department is offering free training in Stop the Bleed-converted

The Kanawha County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department has partnered with the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority to offering training to the public. The training will be conducted monthly at various locations throughout county. The topics will vary from month to month. Topics include programs such as Stop the Bleed®, CPR/AED ($15 fee for [...]

2019-02-05T17:27:11+00:00Feb 5th, 2019|Announcements, News and Events, OEM|

Cooking Safety

Be Alert! If you are sleepy or you have consumed alcohol, don't use the stove or stovetop. Stay in the kitchen if you are frying, grilling, boiling, or broiling food. If you are simmering, baking, or roasting food, check it regularly. Stay in the kitchen while food is cooking and use a timer to remind [...]

2018-11-21T17:14:45+00:00Nov 21st, 2018|OEM|

Halloween/Candle Safety

When choosing a costume, stay away from long capes. If using a mask, make sure eye holes are large enough to avoid tunnel vision. Maybe use something reflective if possible. Have kids use flashlights or glow-sticks when Trick or Treating. Try to use battery operated candles or glow-sticks instead of open flame candles If [...]

2018-10-16T16:13:10+00:00Oct 16th, 2018|OEM|

Forest Fire Safety

Residential Remove dead vegetation from under deck/porch and within 10 ft of the house Clear leaves and other vegetative debris from roofs, gutters, porches, and decks Helps prevent embers from igniting your home Remove flammable materials (wood piles, propane tanks) within 30 feet of home, outbuildings, garages, sheds Don’t let debris and lawn cuttings [...]

2018-10-16T15:49:29+00:00Oct 16th, 2018|OEM|