Contact: Michael Sanders - Emergency Services Coordinator
In this workshop you will learn about:
Disaster Impact on the Infrastructure: The potential effect of disasters on transportation, electrical service, telephone communication, food, water, and shelter, fuel and emergency services.
Home and Workplace Preparedness: Create a disaster supplies kit and how to prepare in advance to manage a disaster.
Structural and Nonstructural Hazards: Identify and mitigate possible hazards; including utility shut-off.
Life-threatening Conditions: Recognize and treat an airway obstruction, how to control bleeding and treat for shock.
Fire Safety: Develop a home escape plan, maintain smoke alarms and operate a fire extinguisher.
Hazardous Materials: Identification of household hazardous materials, proper storing and disposal, and hazardous materials decontamination.
CERT Overview: Community Emergency Response Team training includes; neighborhood preparedness, fire safety, hazardous materials, disaster medicine, light search & rescue, C.E.R.T. organization, disaster psychology and terrorism awareness.
Senior Health & Wellness: How to access community (local and county) programs and services, vial of life, fall and fire prevention education.
Presented in cooperation by
Los Altos Hills County Fire District and Santa Clara County Fire Department