Emergency Prepardness Tools

With all of the natural disasters and emergency response situations happening, finding useful tools to assist you in your efforts can be daunting. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has some great eTools designed to assist in program development, employee and community training, interactive guides and maps, and so much more.

With the recent events on the east coast with the hurricanes and tropical storms, the CDC has provided some fantastic media to assist you in whatever stage of planning or work you are in. This blog sidebar has an RSS feed to the CDC and a hyperlink button to link you to the hurricane safety topics page.

When it comes to safety and health many of us tend to focus only on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration or the Department of Labor. Other government agencies and professional organizations  often provide tools and education devices for a variety of topics.  Below are just a few websites that may offer additional information and advice with regards to workplace and community safety and health.

Center for Disease Control (CDC)-Workplace Safety Topics Page
Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)
Zero Fatalities-Driving While Texting
National School Safety Center
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)-Blog
WorkSafe BC-Canadian Safety and Health Site
National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO)
Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA)

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