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Center of Excellence: Advisory Committee Meeting Summary
On February 25, 2014 The Center of Excellence for Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM) and Pierce College’s HSEM Degree Program held its first Advisory Committee Meeting of the year at the Port of Tacoma. The Committee elected Steve Reinbrecht and Keith Weir as Co-Chairs along with honoring our past Committee Chair, Vickie Brown for her […]

Press Release: 2014 COE-HSEM Summit!
2014 State of the State – Discovering Communities of Practice and Career Pathways in HSEM Summit: June 17 & 18, McGavick Conference Center, Lakewood, WA. The Homeland Security Emergency Management industry is rapidly growing and changing. Jobs within the industry are varied and becoming more specialized and technical. This Summit, sponsored by the Center of […]

Puget Sound Cyber Security Summit

Cascadia Subduction Zone 2016 Castrophic Earthquake and Tsumani Exercise Kick-Off Meeting

Prevent Cold Injury, Frostbite, and Hypothermia
Cold injuries can occur whenever air temperature is below freezing (32 degrees F). Freezing of the skin surface is called ‘frost nip‘. When freezing extends deeper though the skin and flesh, the injury is called ‘frostbite‘. Hypothermia is a life threatening condition in which deep-body temperature falls below 95°F (normally 98.6°F). While you can get hypothermia even […]

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