Emergency Responders

General Resources

Date Added Resource Source
Feb 2006

Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/planning/responseguide.asp

The Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors is an all-hazards reference tool for health professionals who are responsible for initiating the public health response during the first 24 hours (i.e., the acute phase) of an emergency or disaster.

(CDC)
Feb 2006

CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response Topic page

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/

This site provides information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Agents, Diseases and Other Threats.

(CDC)
Jun 2005

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Office of Response and Restoration

http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/index.html

Here are tools and information for emergency responders and planners, and others working to understand and mitigate the effects of oil and hazardous materials in our waters and along our coasts.

(NOAA)
Jul 2003

Expecting the Unexpected: What to consider in planning for workplace emergencies (PDF)

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/pdf/pubs/3356.pdf
(Oregon OSHA)
Apr 2003

Emergency Response Resources from NIOSH

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/

Emergency Responders, Terrorist Response, Personal Protective Equipment, Disaster Site Management, Natural Disasters.

(NIOSH)
Apr 2003

Preparation and Emergency Response Information for Emergency Responders

http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/acd/bioterrorism/respond.shtml
(OHA)
Jan 2003

OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Emergency Preparedness and Response

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/emergencypreparedness/index.html

Nobody expects an emergency or disaster?especially one that affects them, their employees, and their business personally. However, emergencies and disasters can strike anyone, anytime, and anywhere. You and your employees could be forced to evacuate your workplace when you least expect it.

(OSHA)

Also see Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace

Also see Emerging Infections & Flu

Also see Terrorism