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.
Special collection: Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange
The Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention and life safety practices and public education materials that organizations may wish to share with other communities.
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.
Emergency Response Resources
This page provides information to help protect emergency responders in the event of a terrorist attacks. It links to information on response to the World Trade Center attacks. This page also offers access to information on other important elements of a terrorism response such as Safeguarding Building Ventilation, Bloodborne Infectious Disease, Chemical Hazards and Anthrax.
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
Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors
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.