The Transporter regularly scheduled for release
Friday, Sept. 9 will not be published because
of the Labor Day holiday.
The Transporter will resume its regular schedule
on Friday, Sept. 16.
chairman presents potential
plan to interim legislative
has reached many important crossroads
in growth, transportation and
economic recovery. Over the
past few months I have reported
to you about efforts to address
employee compensation. Your
concerns are being heard and
many people are working hard
to arrive at a solution.
for the unthinkable
developing plans to handle catastrophic events
Idaho is relatively
isolated from the threat of natural disasters
the magnitude of Hurricane Katrina, or the
tsunami that swept through Indonesia last
winter, or the terrorist attacks on New York,
Washington, D.C., Madrid and London. Isolated,
but not immune.
declared National Preparedness Month
A broad coalition of more than 50 national
organizations will launch National Preparedness
Month on Sept. 9 to increase awareness and
participation in emergency preparedness.
preparedness guide available
Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security, which is
responsible for coordinating disaster response
throughout Idaho, can provide a comprehensive
yet easy-to-read publication designed to help
citizens prepare for disasters.
Engineers' society offers hazardous materials
American Society of Safety Engineers' (ASSE)
free brochure titled ‘Hazardous Materials
Safety Information Guide' provides key information
aimed at educating the public on hazardous
guide for hazardous materials mishaps
can mean difference between life, death
officials say the general public should first
call 911 if they witness a hazardous material
(hazmat) emergency such as a transportation
crash involving vehicles carrying hazmats.
If it is possible without putting oneself
in danger, report the size and markings of
the vehicle, specifically the color of the
placards and identification number.
a heart stops beating automatic external defibrillators
(AEDs) can mean the difference between life
and death. Having access to the AED units and
knowing how to use them is important for the
safety and well-being of large organizations