Hurricanes present an extraordinary range of hazards for workers during and after they strike populated areas and critical infrastructures.
As the central Atlantic prepares for hurricane Dorian, OSHA has released Hurricane and Tropical Storm Preparedness and Response resources to keep you safe before, during and after a tropical storm or hurricane.
VIEW PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE RESOURCES
OSHA has also produced a FAQ page for Worker Safety and Health Resources for Hurricane and Flood Cleanup and Recovery
VIEW WORKER SAFETY AND HEALTH RESOURCES
Download NEMA GD 1-2016 on Evaluating Water-Damaged Equipment
Now is the time to ensure all preparations are made before a storm makes landfall. Follow all directions from emergency services and avoid low areas subject to flooding. Dangerous winds and lighting can occur during these storms. Take all precautions to protect yourself and your family. For further information on hurricanes, visit www.noaa.gov.