Visit this site for access to resources from Oregon Office of Emergency Management related to earthquake response and preparedness, including publications and videos.
Earthquake responder resources from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
EPA cautions the public and all responders about the potential hazards of flood waters,and includes factsheets on drinking water and food and flooding and mold.
he guidance in this document is primarily intended for workers, volunteers, and homeowners who engage in small-scale mold clean-up and treatment of flooded or water-damaged homes. A small- scale project is considered to be 10 square feet or less.
This fact sheet, provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, addresses causes, health threats, areas at risk and how to protect yourself from land and mudslides.
National Response Team: Guidance for Managing Worker Fatigue During Disaster Operations (April 2009)https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/oilspillresponse/pdfs/NRT-Fatigue-for-Emergency-Workers.pdf
This Technical Assistance Document addresses worker fatigue during large-scale disaster operations, and is intended to serve as a hands-on manual to assist organizations address fatigue issues among disaster workers.
Safety and Health Checklist for Voluntary and Community-Based Organizations Engaged in Disaster Recovery Demolition and Construction Activitieshttp://www.osha.gov/dts/oohn/disasterrecovery_shchecklist.html
Since disaster recovery efforts put responders at risk for developing illnesses and injuries, it is important to ensure the safety and health of those who participate in disaster recovery activities.
Flood and water damage inside buildings after disasters contribute to the growth of mold. Remediation of mold-contaminated building materials can be done safely.
This new tool offers users access to general recommendations, sampling and monitoring data, and employer/employee responsibilities applicable for any employers conducting response and recovery operations after a disaster.