Washington, D.C. — Hurricane Irene has left many East Coast residents dealing with major wind damage and flooding. As people scramble to evaluate the damage to their homes, many are unknowingly putting themselves and their families in danger. Do you know the proper precautions to take after a hurricane?
Hon. Nancy Harvey Steorts, the former Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, cautions that residents rushing back to their homes after the storm need to take safety precautions to avoid injury and illness. She can reveal the steps you need to take to keep yourself and your family safe.
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CREDENTIALS: Hon. Nancy Harvey Steorts served as the Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and was the first Consumer Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. She served in several capacities under five presidential administrations. She is the author of three highly acclaimed books on safety and is the nation's foremost authority on safety. Her latest book, Your Home Safe Home, reveals what every homeowner needs to know to keep their family members safe at home. Steorts is an international media expert who has been interviewed by national networks including ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and more.