AWI e-briefs - 07/25/2019 (Plain Text Version)

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Safety Matters

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Natural disasters can create a variety of hazards for workers. Preparing for an emergency plays a vital role in ensuring that employers and workers have the necessary equipment, know where to go, and know how to stay safe when an emergency occurs.

OSHA’s Emergency Preparedness and Response page provides information on how to prepare and train for emergencies and the hazards to be aware of during cleanup and recovery operations.
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