OSHA has a wealth of technical resources and products that contain critical safety and health information on expected hazards for cleanup and recovery workers including the OSHA Hurricane Preparedness, Response, and Recovery webpage and the OSHA Flood Preparedness, Response, and Recovery webpage . To make it easier to find information by hazard or topic, OSHA has consolidated the key resources related to worker safety and health hazards and protective measures on these webpages and in an updated technical resource list . In addition, the Secretary of Labor and OSHA have recorded audio public service announcements that are available on the DOL Hurricane Recovery Assistance Page .
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On Demand Webinar: Protecting Workers in Enclosed Cabs from Silica Exposure: Leveraging Research from the Mining Industry
Hear from OSHA about the requirements for enclosed cabs under Table 1 of the new silica standard, and from NIOSH on how research conducted for the mining industry can be applied in construction to reduce exposures.
View the recording on YouTube.
CPWR trains hundreds of skilled support emergency response and hazardous waste workers to protect themselves from exposures in a variety of work settings, including disaster response and recovery settings. In cooperation with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), CPWR produced a series of training materials for workers exposed to hazards on disaster sites, including an app that provides fast and easy access to important safety information wherever you can use a smart phone.
The app is currently available for Android devices at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mrendering.cpwr.android&hl=en.