As of June first, the 2013 hurricane season is officially upon us. The long, tense season lasts until November 30th, and although it's easy to think this year wont be your year, it might be time to rethink your hurricane preparedness plan.
Summer is known for outdoor parties, graduations, road trips, vacations, summer jobs, and a variety of events that teens live for. Unfortunately, because of the added freedom that summer offers, the season is also known for something else.
Tornadoes are nature's strongest muscle that can be flexed without warning and level entire neighborhoods in a matter of seconds. However, taking the proper precautions, like having a developed emergency plan, learning the warning signs, and monitoring tornado warnings, can help you stay safe in the event of a tornado in your area.
Every year thousands of workers become ill from the extreme conditions they face during the summer season, some leading to fatalities. Although, our summers might seem to reach new records every year, the illnesses and deaths associated with, are indeed preventable with the proper awareness and training.