An Emergency Kit could be the difference between life and death in an emergency situation, as well as, create a feeling of being prepared when the unexpected happens. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) lists items that should accompany an emergency preparedness kit. CMC Government Supply is proud to offer their Top Ten selling items to put in your emergency preparedness kit:
#1) Light Source: Rayovac Industrial Grade LED Indestructible Lights come with Alkaline Batteries and Rayovac Lifetime Warranty. They are designed for maximum durability and simplicity. The LED Lantern has a beam distance of 350 meters and provides 20 hours of continuous light in regular mode or 78 hours of light on energy saver mode. The LED Flashlight is visible to 150 meters and has a battery run time of 5 hours (40 hours energy saver). Either of these indestructible lights are a good option for your kit.
#1) Back-up Light Source: Cyalume SnapLight Light Sticks - These 6” light sticks provide light for up to twelve hours and are much lighter and easier to carry than a flashlight. These come in a green, yellow, red, orange, blue, and white. They are non-toxic and can be stored for long periods of time. Cyalume SnapLights are made in the USA.
#3) Utility Shut-Off Tool: CMC features the 4 in 1 Emergency Tool by On Duty. This light-weight, heavy duty tool enables you to shut off gas and water, dig through debris or pry open doors. It is also made in the USA and comes with a 5 year manufacturer’
#4) Emergency Whistle: Signal for help with an emergency whistle. CMC recommends a plastic whistle which is durable, lightweight and works in all climates.
#5) Respirator Masks: N95 Masks filter contaminated air and provide protection from viruses. Currently SAS Safety N95 Premium and Deluxe Particulate Respirator Face Masks are on sale.
#6) First Aid Kit: CMC is featuring two complete kits by SAS Safety. The SAS Safety 10-Person 75 Piece First Aid Kit is perfect for families or small offices. It contains various First-Aid supplies for treating common injuries, wounds and burns. The 50-Person, 234 Piece Kit is great for larger offices, industrial or construction sites. It contains additional varieties of bandages and dressings.
#7) Eye Wash Kit: A personal Eyewash Station is available for home use as well as a low profile Eyewash Station for larger groups or businesses.
#8) Disposable Gloves: Disposable Nitrile Gloves are a must for any emergency kit. Wearing gloves can help prevent infection and additional contamination. They are an excellent latex free barrier with a variety of sizes available.
#9) Emergency Blanket: CMC suggests the Emergency Survival Blanket by Dynarex. These should be ordered for each individual. They are folded to compact size for easy storage.
#10) Alternative Shelter: Duct tape by TapeIt used in conjunction with plastic tarps can be used to build an alternative shelter to keep out the elements in the event of an emergency.
With these 10 items added to your emergency preparedness kit, you will feel confident that you are prepared for any emergency.
CMC Government Supply’s website is located at http://www.cmcgov.com.
About CMC Government Supply:
CMC Government Supply provides United States federal, state & local governments and authorized government contractors specialized products, software, data and services. Most of our products are used for military, intelligence, homeland security, law enforcement, public safety and general government applications. Dallas, Texas based CMC Government Supply is classified as a small business supplier to all federal, state and local governments. For more information, visit http://www.cmcgov.com.