Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Jul 2013

Public Health Practices -Emergency Preparedness and Response

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/public-health-practices

400+ practices from 48 states for emergency preparedness & response.

(UMN)
Apr 2011

Public Health Preparedness Capabilities: National Standards for State and Local Planning

http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/capabilities/

CDC's Public Health Preparedness Capabilities: National Standards for State and Local Planning now provides a guide that state and local jurisdictions can use to better organize their work, plan their priorities, and decide which capabilities they have the resources to build or sustain. The capabilities also help ensure that federal preparedness funds are directed to priority areas within individual jurisdictions.

(CDC)
Sep 2008

Managing Emergency Preparedness: Academic Health Centers Organize and Innovate (PDF)

http://www.aahcdc.org/policy/reports/AAHC_Emergency_Prep_08.pdf

The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) has released Managing Emergency Preparedness: Academic Health Centers Organize and Innovate, a brief guide to enhancing institutional, system-wide approaches to emergency response.

(AAHC)
Oct 2007

Emergency Preparedness & Response: Mass Casualty Event Preparedness and Response

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

This page provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention presents information for the general public and professionals related to preparing for mass casualties in emergency response and terrorism events.

(CDC)
Feb 2006

Ready

http://www.ready.gov

Ready is a national public service advertising campaign created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in partnership with The Advertising Council, which is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.

(U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
Oct 2005

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Hurricane Response: Storm and Flood Cleanup

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

Storm and flood cleanup activities can be hazardous. Workers and volunteers involved with flood cleanup should be aware of the potential dangers involved, and the proper safety precautions. This information is intended to help employers and workers prepare in advance for anticipated response activities, such as those that may be needed for Hurricane Rita, and to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses in the field once rescue, recovery, and clean-up begin, such as the clean-up operations now occurring for Hurricane Katrina.

(NIOSH)
Aug 2003

OSHA's Emergency Preparedness and Response Page

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

This page provides links to Emergency Preparedness and Response materials for the workplace.

(OSHA)
Apr 2003

MEDLINEplus: Disasters and Emergency Preparedness

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/disastersandemergencypreparedness.html
(MEDLINEplus)
Apr 2003

American Red Cross: Be Prepared

http://www.redcross.org/prepare

Disaster preparedness: Terrorism, Power Outage, Family Disaster Planning, Children & Disasters, Special Needs & Concerns, Animal Safety, Financial Preparations

(American Red Cross)
Apr 2003

Are You Ready? A Citizen's Guide to Preparedness

http://www.ready.gov/are-you-ready-guide

Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness brings together facts on disaster survival techniques, disaster-specific information, and how to prepare for and respond to both natural and man-made disasters.

(FEMA)
Jan 2003

CDC's Emergency Preparedness and Response Website

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

Information on biological and chemical agents, preparation and planning, emergency response.

(CDC)