Description : This handbook is a practical approach to providing for yourself & your family in the event of the unthinkable. A recent survey showed over 75% of Americans fear, the U.S. economy will fall. No less the man made and natural disasters that looms over our heads daily. in the event of a catastrophe, what does the future look like for you and your family? Watch your local news & you can actually see it unfold. Riots, looting, home invasions, fire set a blaze, food is scarce & crime goes through the roof! There is little to no work & this is just the beginning of the chaos to follow. After spending thousands of dollars unnecessarily & years of research trying to find answers, it became apparent people need an easy to follow informative book. This had book will help guide you through the process which can be daunting to say the least. I have compiled useful information, actual Web Sites, books I found helpful, equipment you will need & much more.......Good luck to you all!
Description : Outdoor enthusiasts can easily be caught unaware by accidental injury, equipment failure, climate changes such as rain or snow, and other unexpected situations. In a clear, concise style Alan Fry covers what people need to know before starting out, including: -Choosing the appropriate clothing and footwear --Starting and managing fire -Building emergency shelter -Administering first aid -Obtaining water and food -Signaling for help -Staying calm until help arrives This revised edition of Wilderness Survival Handbook reflects the best of both modern information and native lore from Fry's decades of living and travelling in the outdoors.
Description : A COMPLETE, STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO PREPARING YOURSELF AND YOUR COMMUNITY TO AID FIRST RESPONDERS DURING A DISASTER SITUATION Nothing brings out the best in neighbors more than facing a catastrophe together. But don’t wait till the disaster is upon you. This book shows how you can work together today to protect the lives and homes of all the families in your neighborhood tomorrow. With guidance on how you can take a leadership role, this helpful handbook details everything your community needs to be fully prepared for any natural disaster. • Creating event-specific disaster kits for yourself and your family • Learning about basic fire safety and fire fighting • Establishing triage centers in the event that first responders can’t reach you • Stabilizing disaster victims through need-to-know first aid • Creating your own neighborhood emergency response team to keep your neighborhood safe and save lives should the worst occur
Description : Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition “must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management … the first place to go for reliable and informative advice." For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration is given to traditional management topics such as organization of the collection, weeding, staffing, and policymaking;cooperative collection development and management;licenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topics;important issues such as the ways that changes in information delivery and access technologies continue to reshape the discipline, the evolving needs and expectations of library users, and new roles for subject specialists, all illustrated using updated examples and data; andmarketing, liaison activities, and outreach. As a comprehensive introduction for LIS students, a primer for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work, the value and usefulness of this book remain unequaled.
Description : Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling Spiral® Manual is the most user-friendly quick reference available in emergency medicine. In an easy-to-scan outline format with key terms boldfaced, the book offers practical guidance for diagnosis and management of all types of emergencies. Lists of possible causes of symptoms lead readers rapidly to appropriate information. Chapters are organized by body system and extensively cross-referenced to make material easy to locate. This edition includes new guidelines for advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and new information on disaster medicine and terrorism preparedness, thrombolytic therapy for stroke and heart attack, and alternative therapies.
Description : A Practical Plan to Prepare Your Family for Real Emergencies Prepare Your Family for Survival is a unique beginner resource and advanced storage guide to get your family totally prepared for the unexpected. Linda Loosli—of FoodStorageMoms.com—is a prepping expert who’s spent decades researching emergency preparedness, food storage, and first aid for families with kids. She’s compiled her hard-earned knowledge into easy-to-follow storage plans that cover everything from water and food to alternative cooking devices, emergency toilets, 72-hour kits for every member of the family (even babies and pets), first-aid kits, and more. You’ll learn exactly what you need to store for a family of two, three, four, or five—whether you’re preparing to survive for three days, seven days, or a month. The book is packed to the brim with information, but Linda presents it in an easygoing and practical manner. Beginners find step-by-step plans for getting started frugally, while veteran preppers gain tips and advice for advanced preparedness and the top products on the market. Prepare Your Family for Survival is a book like no other with preparedness guides and storage methods that are tried and true, used by Linda and her family throughout the years. It’s an unfortunate fact that emergencies, power outages, and natural disasters happen around the world every year, but with Prepare Your Family for Survival, you’ll be ready when it happens to you.
Description : No matter the disaster, you'll be ready. From food storage to emergency power, this easy-to-follow guide to emergency preparedness is a practical resource that no family can do without. In 25 easy-to-implement steps, this book will teach you exactly what you need to do now to protect your peace of mind and keep your family safe for years to come.
Description : A Practical Guide for Informationists: Supporting Research and Clinical Practice guides new informationists to a successful career, giving them a pathway to this savvier, more technically advanced, domain-focused role in modern day information centers and libraries. The book's broad scope serves as an invaluable toolkit for healthcare professionals, researchers and graduate students in information management, library and information science, data management, informatics, etc. Furthermore, it is also ideal as a textbook for courses in medical reference services/medical informatics in MLIS programs. Offer examples (e.g. case studies) of ways of delivering information services to end users Includes recommendations, evidence and worksheets/take-aways/templates to be repurposed and adapted by the reader Aimed at the broad area of healthcare and research libraries
Description : This book provides practical advice on how to achieve compliance with ISO 14001:2015, the international standard for an EMS (environmental management system). With an EMS certified to ISO 14001, you can improve the efficiency of your business operations and fulfil compliance obligations, while reassuring your employees, clients and other stakeholders that you are monitoring your environmental impact. This easy-to-follow guide takes a step-by-step approach, and provides many sample documents to help you understand how to record and monitor your organisation’s EMS processes. Ideal for compliance managers, IT and general managers, environmental officers, auditors and trainers, this book will provide you with: The confidence to plan and design an EMS. Detailed descriptions of the ISO 14001:2015 requirements will give you a clear understanding of the standard, even if you lack specialist knowledge or previous experience;Guidance to build stakeholder support for your EMS. Information on why it is important for an organisation to have an environmental policy, and a sample communications procedure will help you to raise awareness of the benefits of implementing an EMS; andAdvice on how to become an ISO 14001-certified organisation. The book takes a step-by-step approach to implementing an ISO 14001-compliant EMS. Key features: A concise summary of the ISO 14001:2015 requirements and how you can meet them.An overview of the documentation needed to achieve ISO 14001:2015 accreditation.Sample documents to help you understand how to record and monitor your organisation’s environmental management processes. New for the second edition: Updated for ISO 14001:2015, including terms, definitions and references;Revised approach to take into account requirements to address “risks and opportunities”. Your practical guide to implementing an EMS that complies with ISO 14001:2015 – buy this book today to get the help and guidance you need!
Description : Fewer concepts in American society have received more attention recently than the need for skilled crisis intervention. Images of crises inundate internet and newspaper headlines, television screens and mobile devices. As a result of the growing amount of acute crisis events portrayed in the media that impact the lives of the general public, interest in crisis intervention, response teams, management, and stabilization has grown tremendously. Skills and methods to effectively manage acute crisis situations are in high demand. While many claim to understand the rapidly growing demand for effective crisis management, few provide clearly outlined step-by-step processes to educate and guide health and mental health professionals. This is a thorough revision of the first complete and authoritative handbook that prepares the crisis counselor for rapid assessment and timely crisis intervention in the 21st century. Expanded and fully updated, the Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research, Fourth Edition focuses on crisis intervention services for persons who are victims of natural disasters, school-based and home-based violence, violent crimes, and personal or family crises. It applies a unifying model of crisis intervention, making it appropriate for front-line crisis workers-clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatric-mental health nurses, and graduate students who need to know the latest steps and methods for intervening effectively with persons in acute crisis.