Disasters have a clear beginning and end, but recovery can last a long time after the dust settles. But how do we as individuals, families, and communities respond to the enormous upheaval that comes with a major emergency? How can we ensure that our homes and businesses are safe, our families are cared for, and that we’re asking for help
September has come around yet again so it’s time to talk about what PACs and faculty can do to make their school emergency ready. At Total Prepare we understand that teachers and parents are some of the busiest people on the planet, so we make preparedness as simple as can be! Below we’ll talk about our worry-free fundraisers, parent-direct buying
When you open a business, you are embarking on a large-scale investment. You supply money, time, and resources (not to mention blood, sweat, and tears) in the hopes that they will pay dividends. The trick is to maximize the return you want to see – whether that return is pure profit, bettering the community, or spreading an idea or service.
Being prepared for an emergency is crucial to personal and community well-being. Despite this, even known earthquake zones see less than half of the population actually readying themselves for potential disaster. Here at Total Prepare we understand that getting yourself in the proper headspace for gathering supplies can be a difficult task. After all no one wants to spend money
Summer is my favourite season. Blue skies, barbeques, sun-naps, swimming, camping, and hiking make it an ideal time to get outside and have some fun. With all these summer-specific activities comes unique risks that are uncommon in colder weather. Today we’ll look at 7 Summer Safety Hazards as described by Doctor Ryan Stanton. These are the top injuries and ailments that
The good news is that your company is ready to create a Strategic Emergency Management Plan (SEMP). The less-amazing news is that these plans can be daunting, especially for those new to the industry. The super news is that Total Prepare is here to help! Businesses, especially large corporations, will often require a document or binder outlining all the aspects of
Electricity is King in most households, whether we notice it or not. You're reading this on a screen powered by electricity, or else printed on an electric printer. There's probably at least a few lights on in your home, and perhaps a hair-dryer in your daily routine, or a coffee maker you couldn't live without! While electricity isn't usually necessary for
Disclaimer: This article contains subject matter that may cause distress to some readers. Canada is peaceful. We apologize. We open doors for people. We say ‘hi’ to strangers. Niceness is part of our cultural identity – or at least our stereotype. So why am I writing about horrible things that happen in other places, to other people? Because Canada is far from