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Staying Safe

Everyone can help eveyone else if you know what to do. Check out some of these safety tips to make sure that you arrive home all in one piece from some of your favourite things:

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How to stay safe during floods:

How to stay safe during storms:

There are other things that you can do to help Mum & Dad around your own home or in the car if there is a storm brewing.

Click here to see what to do before the storm:

Click here to see what to do during the storm:

Click here to see what to do after the storm has passed:

Click here to see what to do when you're in the car after a storm:

Chelsea SES use a lot of special knots to tie things up and to tie things down; Click here to learn how to tie some of these knots.

Every home should have an emergency kit kept ready, because when you have an emergency it's too late to start putting one together!

Home Emergency Kit

Your emergency kit should include items you and your family members will need in storms, floods and other emergencies. Your emergency kit should contain at least the following at all times:

Click here for more tips for you're Home Emergency Kit:

  • A portable radio with spare batteries
  • A torch with spare batteries
  • A first aid kit
  • Rubber gloves
  • Candles and waterproof matches
  • Important papers including emergency contact numbers
  • A copy of your Family Home Emergency Plan
  • A waterproof bag for valuables
  • A good supply of required medications
  • Any special requirements for babies and the disabled, infirm or elderly
  • Strong shoes
  • Enough non-perishable food and drink for your family for 72 hours
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And don't forget the most important thing of all; if you need help from the SES call:

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Last Updated (Monday, 02 April 2012 10:41)

 
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