U.S. Safe Rooms services homeowners and families throughout the country. However, we know that commercial businesses need safety as well. These are turbulent times, created by the anxiety in a wavering economy coupled with a population unsure of the foundation they walk on. It seems that nearly everyone is a target, for every reason.
Not only must we, as a people, now contend with random of acts of violence and compassion stretched thin, but we must also remember mother nature does not let us catch our breath. Recently, a business was struck by an EF2 tornado in South Carolina. The tornado reached winds of 130-140 mph.
So far, the property damage that was caused by the tornado has been totaled somewhere in the millions. The warehouse workers had seconds to react, rushing to the safety somewhere out the back door. Below is a video,
South Carolina Tornado
The video above drives home the point that no matter where you may be, a tornado can destroy your surroundings in an instant. The warehouse workers were lucky, to say the least, all escaping with their lives and very minor injuries.
Not only is it important to maintain a safety protocol in day to day operation, but especially during disasters. As seen in the video above, there’s nearly no time to react at all to a tornado. The danger comes and goes, and it takes with it whatever it wants.
Minding Your Business With a Safe Room
The employees in the video ran directly for the back door. Ultimately, they should have had a safe room in the work place. If a tornado warning is active in the area, clear access to the safe rooms should be available.
The EF2 tornado had very strong wind speeds at around 135 mph. Tornadoes can become much stronger than an EF2. For those who are unaware, the range goes up to EF5. Here at U.S. Safe Rooms, we are aware of this. We’ve built every structure with safety in mind first.
U.S. Safe Rooms
A safe employee creates an uninterrupted workflow, herein your business runs smoothly. Customers that happen to be in your shop and notice your safe room will respect your commitment to compassion for your employees. As a business owner, if you’re considering purchasing a safe room U.S. Safe Rooms can help.
Our premium steel shelters are life-saving Tornado Shelters that can protect your family, moreover your employees from severe weather events. High wind and tornado activity has been increasing in intensity and frequency over the past few decades.
Protect those you care about with a safe room with these two steps. First, customize it into a multi-use room that is as functional as it is practical. Second, create a plan to enter the safe room. In the event of an emergency, these shelters can provide life-saving protection for employees and customers.
A steel structure from U.S. Safe Room could be the best investment in security you ever make. Your employees and customers will respect you for thinking ahead about their safety.
Above Ground Safe Room Features and Benefits
- Customizable to any size, to accommodate any number of people
- Quick construction and cost-effective installation
- Customer can choose between professional installation or self installation
- Provides Protection against burglary, natural disasters, for your valuables, family, neighbors, employees, and coworkers
- Peace of mind
U.S. Safe Rooms are designed, engineered, and manufactured to FEMA 320, FEMA 361, and ICC 500 Standards. U.S. Saferoom storm shelters were tested and certified by Texas Tech National Wind Institute in strict accordance to FEMA 320 (2014), FEMA 361 (2015), and ICC-500 (2014) standards for wind rated impact of 250 mph ground speed tornado events.