If an earthquake hit BC…..

Would you know what to expect? Would you know what to do? According to the Vancouver Sun, if a catastrophic earthquake (7.3 or higher) hit 10,000 dead across Metro Vancouver, 128,000 serious injuries 30% of Vancouver buildings would be extensively damaged With Shakeout BC www.shakeoutbc.ca 10 days away this is a good time to review […]

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Survive It! Be Prepared – Not Scared

From time to time we like to feature guest blog writers. SOS Emergency Response Technologies recently had the opportunity to have one of City Of Vancouver’s, Emergency Planners, Jackie Kloosterboer write a blog for us. Survive It! Be Prepared – Not Scared By Jackie Kloosterboer Imagine – sitting at your workplace reading this newsletter right now […]

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Steps to Earthquake Safety

On October 17th, a locally-driven, world wide “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” drill will take place called The Great ShakeOut. All residents, agencies, businesses, and organizations across the world are encouraged to take part in the largest earthquake drill in history!  Register here http://shakeoutbc.ca/ With this fantastic event only 2 weeks away,  we thought it be a […]

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Know what to do AFTER a Disaster

RIGHT after an emergency, you may be confused or disoriented. Stay CALM. HELP THE INJURED Help anyone who is injured. Get your emergency survival kit and your first aid kit. LISTEN TO THE RADIO Listen to your local radio station for instructions. If you don’t already have a  wind-up radio get one now. SOS has […]

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