FDPP Month Six (Family Disaster Preparedness Plan) is available below...
The Family Disaster Preparedness Plan Month Six is available for free
with an informational disaster preparedness form for securing and strapping your hot water heater to download
and print for your Family Disaster Plan.
Fresh water after a disaster may be as close as your hot water heater
providing, however, that it remains standing upright. A typical hot
water heater holds 30-40 gallons of water. This supply of water,
however, is extremely vulnerable to the ground swells and rolls of
earthquakes as well as the ground shaking, causing them to easily tip
over. Protect this valuable resource by securing your water heater to
the wall studs.
Because so many tanks burst through their strapping in earthquakes,
experts have modified the recommended procedure for strapping water
heaters. Experts now recommend these two important changes:
secure both the top and the bottom, rather than just the top or just the middle, of the tank.
Use nylon strapping rather than metal plumber’s tap. Many water
heaters in earthquakes burst through the plumber’s tape. Plumber’s
tape is now felt to be too brittle to be effective.
The Activities for the Family Disaster Preparedness Plan Month Six:
Download and print informational sheet below and place in your Family Disaster Plan notebook for handy reference.
Calendar a date and time this month when you will secure water
heater. This activity is a 1 or 2 person activity rather than a whole
Review the instruction sheet and purchased all necessary supplies.
There should be very little space between the water heater tank
and the wall. If there is more than 1-2 inches, attach a wooden block
(a length of 2x4 or 1x4 lumber) that spans the distance between the wall
studs behind your water heater with long lag screws. (See project
sheet) This will prevent the heater from tipping backwards.
Wrap nylon strapping 1 ½ times around the tank. Start by
placing the strapping at the back of the tank. Bring it to the front and
then take it back to the wall.
Secure this strapping to the wall studs or the wood block using
several ½ inch x 3 inch or longer lag screws with oversized washers. If
you are securing it directly into concrete, use ¼ inch expansion bolts
in place of the screws.
Replace all copper and metal piping with flexible natural gas and water line connectors.
Click on the link(s) to download the FDPP Month Six file(s) below:
If you need to modify this form, try the site: Free PDF Services. You can convert this Adobe file into a Word document free of charge and make the necessary changes.
You will need Adobe Reader (the latest version is recommended) installed on your computer in order to save or open these forms.
You can get Adobe Reader freehere (a new window will open so you can download it without leaving this page).
If you want to open the file in your browser window, just click on one of the links above. However, if you want to download the file to view later, then right-click on the link and choose "Save Target As" or "Save File As". Then select where you want to save the file on your hard drive.
If you would like to receive access to the FreeChurchForms.com Table of Contents that has all the free church forms, certificates, flyers, brochures, letters, games and more that are listed in alphabetical order by category with links leading to the page to immediately download just simply sign up for my free monthly newsletter below. You will also receive access to my free 14 Page eBook - "Top Ten Tips on How to Organize Your Office" as a Thank You Gift for signing up. Enjoy! :)
**The information here below will be secure and your privacy will be maintained.**
Free eBook - "Top 10 Tips on How to Organize Your Office"
"The Form Gallery"
FreeChurchForms.com Monthly Newsletter (Free)
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Collection of all the Church Forms, Flyers, Certificates...(850+)
on FreeChurchForms.com available on CD - each form...in PDF and MS Word 2007 or higher version format. Plus 5 Free Bonuses such as Attendance Record in Excel that will automatically calculate church attendance!
If so, click on the link above to discover the Secrets to Earning Thousands of Dollars with Virtually ANY Fundraising Event!
*I do the tithes at the end of the year for a very small outreach in the city of Detroit. They had been paying thousands of dollars every several years trying to keep a database of their donors.
I searched last year for something less costly for them and came across your database (Shepherdbase). It is a blessing and so appreciated. Thank you for all your hard work and thank you for Giving To The Lord. Peacemakers Int. in Detroit on Chene street is another ministry you have blessed. - Charlene - U.S.
*This website has been very useful for my ministries with Hospice, the Hospital and Human Services. I recommend this website to any church, ministry or agency that is supporting or ministering to people. God Bless You - Chaplain Dave - U.S.
*Just wanted to let you know how helpful your resources are. We are a small church and have missed out on doing a lot of things. We ordered your Church Forms on CD and are just pleased. Keep up the good work of providing resources for Churches. - Lillian - U.S.
*I am a minister of the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and have been tremendously blessed to access you and pray that God the Almighty favor you in what you do. You have enabled me to access ready-designed church documents. Thanks and God Bless You Terressa. - Bro. Mike - Kenya, Africa
*Thank You! You're heart for giving free resources and making things so affordable is truly a blessing. My Pastor always says: "What you make happen for someone else, God will make happen for you!" May God richly bless you and your ministry to us and so many others, enlarge your territory and bring financial blessings with good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over!!! 10,000 Blessings! Leeanna - U.S.
*Thanks for making this site available. I took over as secretary of our small church a few months ago, and I am having to create a lot of forms. This site is a blessing! - Vicki - U.S.
*After years of frustration and being overcharged for Church Management software, I came across "Shepherbase" and all my problems were solved.
1. Tracks members and visitors
2. Tracks contributions
3. Organizes by both individual AND family
4. Creates professional letters, relevant to church ministry
5. Is easy to use
6. Costs a mere fraction of other databases offering similar features.
7. So much more.
I am very thankful for this product and I recommend it to anybody wanting to exit the cost and complexity rat race of Church databases.
Thank you Shepherdbase!
walk you through QuickBooks from start to finish, complete with
examples, terminology, and everything a busy church administrator or
bookkeeper needs to know. For more information just click the link above!