September is national preparedness month, a time when we all take a step back to evaluate our safety plans and make sure we are as prepared as possible for any potential emergency. While it's important to have a plan in place for national disasters, it's also important to remember that emergencies can happen at any time and in any place. That's why Guard Dog Security is urging everyone to be prepared all year round. With our wide range of personal protection products, you can feel safe and secure no matter where you are. Here are three (3) ways how to get prepared and safe this national preparedness month with Guard Dog Security.
1. Get ready for any event
There's no better time to make sure you and your loved ones are ready for any eventuality. Natural disasters can strike at any time, without warning, so it's important to be as prepared as possible. Start by creating a disaster kit with enough supplies to last you and your family for at least 72 hours. Include items like food, water, first-aid supplies, clothes, and bedding. then, familiarize yourself with the evacuation routes in your area and choose a safe meeting place in case you get separated from your family. Finally, make sure you know how to turn off the utilities in your home in the event of an emergency. By taking these simple steps, you'll be better prepared to protect yourself and your loved ones in the event of a disaster.
2. Run mock safety drills
There's no better time to review your safety plan and make sure you're prepared for whatever disasters may come your way. Personal protection is always the first priority in any emergency, so start by making sure everyone in your family knows what to do if they find themselves in a dangerous situation. If you have young children, it's especially important to run through some mock safety drills so they know what to do and where to go if there's an emergency.
Once you've reviewed your safety plan, take some time to build a disaster kit with all the essentials. This should include food, water, first-aid supplies, and anything else you might need if you're forced to evacuate your home. Be sure to store the kit in a safe, easily accessible place so you can grab it quickly if you need to.
3. Support community preparedness
There's no better time to get involved in your community and make sure everyone is prepared for whatever disasters may strike. There are multiple ways you can get involved. You can volunteer at the Red Cross, for your Neighborhood Watch, at the local fire station, or even visit the Citizen Corps to get a better sense of how your talents can be used. Personal protection is important, but being prepared also means being there for your neighbors in their time of need. So take a few minutes to think about how you can best support your community in its efforts to be prepared for anything. It could make all the difference in the world.
Recommended safety essentials this national preparedness month:
- Tactical Flashlights - A good flashlight is a must-have for any disaster kit. Choose one that's durable and has long battery life.
Tactical Flashlight Combo | 820 Lumen w/ FREE Pocket Flashlight
A compact flashlight to compliment your keychain with a handy, powerful and durable light. Precision made with resilience to all conditions, the IgNight 20 lumens flashlight is waterproof, weather resistant and shockproof.… read more
- Personal Alarms - A personal alarm can be used to attract attention if you find yourself in a dangerous situation.
Personal Alarm | Keychain Personal Alarm | 120dB
The Keychain Alarm is the perfect way to keep you safe and secure. This powerful alarm emits a loud, 120 dB siren that can be heard up to 350 feet away. Just pull the pin to activate the alarm, and… read more
- Stun Guns - A stun gun is a great way to disable an attacker long enough to get away.
Stun Gun Baton Titan with Flashlight | 260 Lumen 3-Function Light
Guard Dog Security introduces the world’s first combination of a metal baton, tactical flashlight, and concealed stun device all within the Titan. Ideal to use when walking your dog.… read more
- Pepper Sprays - Pepper spray is a great way to temporarily blind an attacker and give you time to escape.
Pepper Spray Accufire with laser sight | Keychain and Belt Clip
Discover the world’s only pepper spray with laser point aim technology. Attachable to car keys, lanyards, or bracelets for quick accessibility. Lab-tested 18% OC spray formula with a 16ft range offers essential defense. Lightweight, fitting easily in hand, it's ideal… read more
There are plenty of other ways to get prepared and stay safe this national preparedness month. So take some time to review your safety plan, build a disaster kit, and get involved in your community. Don't forget to check our website at Guard Dog Security for all your personal protection needs.