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Hurricane Season Safety Tips

Be Prepared – Have an Emergency Kit

  • Water – one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days.
  • Food – at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Battery-powered or hand crank radio
  • Flashlight
  • First aid kit
  • Extra batteries
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape
  • Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
  • Manual can opener for food
  • Local maps
  • Cell phone with chargers and a backup battery

Make a Plan – Be Safe

  • Home: Keep your emergency kit in a designated place and have it ready in case you have to leave your home quickly. Make sure all family members know where the kit is kept.
  • Work: Be prepared to shelter at work for at least 24 hours. Your work kit should include food, water and other necessities like medicines, as well as comfortable walking shoes, stored in a “grab and go” case.
  • Vehicle: In case you are stranded, keep a kit of emergency supplies in your car.

For Deployments– GRS Application
To ensure you are ready to deploy at a moment’s notice, please complete your GRS application. Assignments and Claims cannot be issued until your application is complete.
IMPORTANT: The application must be completed on a laptop/desktop and will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. (If you leave it and come back later your progress will NOT be saved.) Before you begin, please gather the following items:

  • Photos/Copies of two forms of I.D. or your passport to upload
  • Prior residential addresses
  • Employment dates with locations
  • Three professional references.

Please make sure your profile is updated:
1. Current Xactnet Address
2. GRS Application (Completed within 5 Years)
3. State Adjuster Licenses
4. Recent Resume Uploaded to Adjuster Profil
5. Recent Head-Shot Photo uploaded to Adjuster Profile
6. Updated Address and Contact Information
7. Updated Emergency Contact Information
8. Updated Carrier Certifications
Thank you for being on the GRS Roster! Portal.grsbridge.com

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