NorthPointe Insurance Blog
June is National Safety Month, this week we will be talking about Emergency Preparedness. Emergency situations can happen at any time, we hope the information we are going to share over the next month is beneficial.
The #1 safety step for your household is to change the batteries in your smoke alarms at least once a year. A good rule of thumb is to change them at daylight savings time, giving your smoke detectors fresh batteries twice a year. Having a working smoke alarm in your home cuts your odds of dying in a home fire in half according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Below is a link to a tip sheet with information on how to plan for possible emergencies and tips on stocking up your emergency kit.
Not only is it important to have a tornado plan for your home, it is also important to have one for the work place. You can find more information regarding this topic HERE.