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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 […]
Winter Storm Prepardness
When there are forecasts of a winter storm bearing down on you, remember this… BEFORE the winter storm hits, check the following winter weather preparedness items for your home and your vehicle… This short list should be a general reminder of things for you to think about BEFORE a winter storm strikes. In no way […]