TITLE

Steps to prepare for a disaster

AUTHOR(S)
Earnhart, Stephen W.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Jan2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents ways to be ready with disasters. It includes preparation for blizzards in northern states, fires, hurricanes and destruction of medical institutions. It also provides tips on how to act during disasters at the workplace. According to the author, people must have defensive plans to survive.
ACCESSION #
36003201

 

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