This month the Seattle Office of Emergency Management is reading “Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest.” Author and Seattle Times Science Reporter, Sandi Doughton, will be at our first meeting to discuss earthquakes. Representatives from Seattle Office of Emergency Management will be there to answer preparedness questions and facilitate discussion. Don’t forget […]
Beacon Emergency Awareness Network (BEAN) hosts Preparedness Fair. If you live in Beacon Hill, you know that most of the ways to get on and off the hill are by bridges. What would you do if those bridges go down in an earthquake? Would you know how to get information? Are you prepared to be […]
Learn how to care for and respond to injuries after a major disaster when 9-1-1 is overwhelmed or unavailable. This session provides guidance on how to recognize and treat life-threatening conditions, how to conduct a patient assessment and how to creatively use household items as first aid materials. Class does not meet requirements for certification. […]
The Beacon Hill area is seriously under–represented in terms of community emergency hubs, and the Beacon Emergency Action Network (BEAN) is asking you to join us to help bring our neighborhood the healthy resiliency we deserve. It’s been proven that neighborhoods where people are connected survive and thrive when things fall apart. BEAN is […]
Doors open at 6:30 for visiting and light snacks, meeting starts at 7:00. This meeting will focus on Hub 101 information and is intended to help new hub captains and hub volunteers learn the basics of how hubs operate.
Will you be ready? A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. Emergency responders will arrive as quickly as possible, but bystanders are almost always there first. In the case of disaster and high casualty incidents, emergency services are often spread thin. Stop the Bleed! Blood loss is the leading cause […]