K2CC Emergency Equipment and Supplies

From K2CC Wiki

This article contains a list of equipment and supplies in K2CC that should regularly be inventoried, tested, and maintained.

K2CC's emergency supplies are located in the top drawer of the tall filing cabinet (located in the K2CC station's office), identified by a red tag.

Reference Documents

The following documents have up-to-date printouts kept in the red Emergency Supplies box on the wall in K2CC:

Health and Safety

  • First Aid kit
  • Emergency blanket
  • Two fire extinguishers (both should be rated for use on wood, electrical, and chemical fires)
  • Four 24-bottle (16oz) cases of bottled water
  • Brightly-colored rain jacket
  • Rope

Power

  • Two deep cycle backup batteries (always charging and ready for emergency use)
  • One additional deep cycle backup battery (may be borrowed for field use)
  • Clarkson University-provided backup power circuit in K2CC (labeled on outlet strip)
  • Cables already built for connecting all K2CC owned mobile/base radios to backup power circuit (directly or through an AC->DC power supply, whichever is appropriate)
  • Cables already built for connecting all K2CC owned mobile/base radios to backup batteries
  • Cables already built for charging all K2CC owned portable radios to backup batteries
  • Cables already built to connect an automobile or automotive battery in place of the K2CC owned backup batteries (to use a motor vehicle as a power generator)

Lighting

  • 12vDC emergency light (to be used only during emergencies and for testing, and disconnected from power at all other times)
  • Replacement light bulbs for 12vDC emergency light
  • Lantern
  • Replacement lantern light bulbs
  • Two lantern batteries (fully charged)
  • Two flashlights
  • Replacement flashlight light bulbs
  • Batteries in flashlights
  • Replacement batteries for flashlights (two times what is normally used in each flashlight, in addition to batteries already in flashlights)