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.
OSHA Hazard Exposure and Risk Assessment Matrix for Hurricane Response & Recovery Work
This tool offers users access to general recommendations, sampling and monitoring data, and employer/employee responsibilities applicable for any employers conducting response and recovery operations after a disaster.
Safety and Health Checklist for Voluntary and Community-Based Organizations Engaged in Disaster Recovery Demolition and Construction Activities
The purpose of this document is to provide voluntary and community-based organizations with a checklist outlining some of the hazards frequently encountered during disaster response and recovery operations.
NIOSH Emergency Response Resources: Natural Disasters
This page provides information and recommendations for emergency responders about the safety and health hazards associated with responding to natural disasters including tornados, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, hurricanes, and wild fires
Oregon Office of Emergency Management: Earthquakes
Visit this site for access to resources from Oregon Office of Emergency Management related to earthquake response and preparedness, including publications and videos.
Recommendations for the Cleaning and Remediation of Flood-Contaminated HVAC Systems: A Guide for Building Owners and Managers
The following recommendations will help ensure that HVAC systems contaminated with flood water are properly cleaned and remediated to provide healthy indoor environments.
National Response Team: Guidance for Managing Worker Fatigue During Disaster Operations
This Technical Assistance Document addresses worker fatigue during large-scale disaster operations, and is intended to serve as a hands-on manual to assist organizations address fatigue issues among disaster workers.