Winter storms bring dangerous hazards, especially when communities not used to these weather conditions are impacted. The Gallagher Bassett safety bulletin Extreme Cold Weather Precautions provides helpful information on mitigating the risks presented by ice, snow and extreme cold temperatures.
Power outages are another dangerous hazard of winter storms. FEMA’s Be Prepared for a Power Outage bulletin provides helpful information for protecting yourself when the power goes out.
For additional information on safety practices to take during a winter storm, visit Ready.gov – Winter Weather.
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