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Based on stories/lessons learned from your colleagues and co-workers.

What: Whenever you set your clocks an hour forward or an hour back is an excellent reminder to update your preparedness supplies in several key ways:

  • Check the charge in your fire extinguisher
  • Check the batteries in your smoke detector
  • Check batteries in flashlights, radios, etc. to make sure still operational
  • If your supplies include water in regular plastic bottles, cycle that water out: drink it and replace it
  • Cycle your food as well: eat it and replace it. This is a good reason to store food that you're willing to eat!

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