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Start-Up Team Tests Generators at Kentucky Plant

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016

Systemization team members are testing Standby Diesel Generators at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP), in order to provide adequate power to the site...

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Severe Weather

Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016

Top 10 List of Steps to Get Ready for Emergencies for Parents/Guardians of Children with Disabilities/Special Health Care Needs If you do nothing else to get ready, think about...

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Preparedness

“It’s Not Just A Stop Sign”

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016

As a new school approaches for hundreds of thousands of Kentucky schoolchildren, motorists will soon start seeing reminders across the state to watch out for stopped school...

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Plans and Tips

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016

 As people age, they are at added risk for heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses, according to the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA). This is particularly true for...

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Start-Up Team Tests Generators at Kentucky Plant

Start-Up Team Tests Generators at Kentucky Plant

Aug 2, 2016

Systemization team members are testing Standby Diesel Generators at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP), in order to provide adequate power to the site in an emergency. “This is the equivalent of a Navy shakedown cruise,” said Gary Price, electrical engineer, BGCAPP. “We are testing the generators to ensure they can carry the...

“It’s Not Just A Stop Sign”

“It’s Not Just A Stop Sign”

Aug 2, 2016

As a new school approaches for hundreds of thousands of Kentucky schoolchildren, motorists will soon start seeing reminders across the state to watch out for stopped school buses. “It’s not JUST a stop sign, it’s a child’s life.” “It is paramount that our children arrive at school and back home safely each day,” said Kentucky Education...

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

Jul 19, 2016

 As people age, they are at added risk for heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses, according to the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA). This is particularly true for those with chronic health issues, the agency cautions. Heat fatigue, heat-related dizziness, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are all forms of hyperthermia. The condition...