Emergency Response Plans

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

  • Date
  • Type
  • Title
Jan 29, 2017
OSHA eTool: Incident Command System


An Incident Command System/Unified Command (ICS/UC) is an efficient on-site tool to manage all emergency response incidents, and UC is a necessary tool for managing multi-jurisdictional responses to oil spills or hazardous substance

Source: OSHA

Jan 29, 2017
Preparing the Workplace for Everyone: Accounting the Needs of People with Disabilities


This document represents a comprehensive template of guidelines to help federal agencies integrate the needs of workers with disabilities into emergency preparedness plans.

Source: DOL

Jan 28, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Emergency Preparedness and Response


These Emergency Preparedness and Response pages provide information on how to prepare and train for emergencies and the hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs. The pages provide information for employers and workers across industries.

Source: OSHA

Jun 01, 2015
Fact Sheet: Actions to Improve Chemical Safety and Security


The focus of the EO is to reduce risks associated with hazardous chemical incidents to owners and operators, workers, and communities by enhancing the safety and security of chemical facilities.

Source: OSHA

Mar 01, 2014
Expecting the Unexpected: What to consider in planning for workplace emergencies


his guide asks you to think about potential emergencies where you work – events that could affect you, your employees, your customers, or the public – and helps you plan for them now.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 01, 2008
Preparing and Protecting Security Personnel in Emergencies


This document, prepared by OSHA, specifically addresses emergencies involving hazardous substance releases and provides guidance for employers, and their security personnel, who may be involved in the emergency response.

Source: OSHA

Jan 01, 2003
Guidance for Protecting Building Environments from Airborne Chemical, Biological, or Radiological Attacks


This May 2002 DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-139 document identifies actions that a building owner or manager can implement without undue delay to enhance occupant protection from an airborne chemical, biological, or radiological attack.

Source: CDC