Health & Safety Considerations
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Clean Up Safely After a Disaster
Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist individuals, families and rescue workers with safe and proper methods of disaster clean up. Topics include carbon monoxide exposure, chain saw injuries, chemical hazards, smoke from burning debris, electrical hazards, and cleaning and sanitizing with bleach.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Emergency Preparedness and Response
This site is intended to increase the nation's preparation for, and ability to respond to public health emergencies.
- Business.gov - Disaster Cleanup and Safety Precautions
Disaster clean up resources to assist business owners determine the most responsible clean up and disposal methods, and how best to protect employees during the recovery process.
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - Cleanup Hazards During Disaster Recoveries
Fact sheet from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) containing safety procedures and recommendations for workers.