Remember when Captain Sully Sullenberger safely guided a crippled Airbus down into the Hudson River? Or when a 777 crashed on landing in San Francisco? Those two events and dozens of other major transportation accidents have something in common that might surprise you: BMS played a key role in the responses. Aviation and transportation customers worldwide, including nearly 50 airlines, trust BMS Global to provide … [Read more...]
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Epic Flooding. How Much Is Too Much?
Texas and Oklahoma residents have been praying for rain after several years of drought causing some towns to take drastic measures. This past May, everything changed, with many areas reporting more than 200 percent of their normal precipitation in just 60 days. That large amount of rain does not come without consequences. As homes and businesses throughout the region began flooding, our teams sprung into action. … [Read more...]
Earthquakes: Drop, Cover and Hold On
You can't anticipate when an earthquake will happen, or where it will happen. The only thing you can do is plan ahead. Are you prepared for an earthquake? What is an earthquake exactly? An earthquake is the sudden, rapid shaking of the earth, caused by the breaking and shifting of subterranean rock as it releases strain that has accumulated over a long time. For hundreds of millions of years, the forces of plate … [Read more...]
Area-wide disasters happen all the time across the United States. At BMS CAT, we know how important it is to our customers that we are available to respond immediately to meet their needs during these events. But what does it mean when we say, We've mobilized? Our mobilization process starts way before the storm begins. Each year, our catastrophe team gets together to review our customer's needs and expectations. … [Read more...]