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Other Hazards

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and Response

 AVMA Disaster preparedness for veterinarians 

 AVMA Disaster preparedness resources and policies 

 AVMA Emergency contact cards for animal owners 

 DHHS Disaster Management Resource Center -- Animals in Disaster 

 CDC Disaster Information for Pet Shelters 

 NIOSH Emergency Response Resources 

Veterinarian examines rescue dog with handler.

Photo credit: FEMA/Michael Rieger

 NIOSH Interim Guidance on Safety and Health Hazards When Working with Displaced Domestic Animals 

 FEMA Caring for Animals 

 Iowa State Emergency Response Resources 

 National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense Pet-associated Zoonotic Diseases and Natural Disasters 

 National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense Protection from Waterborne Zoonotic Diseases 

 Prep4AgThreats – All Hazard Preparedness 

 Extension Disaster Education Network Agricultural Disasters 


Reproductive Hazards

 AVMA Veterinary Facility Occupational Risks for the Pregnant Employee 

 AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust (PLIT) What Precautions Should We Take for Pregnant Workers 

 NIOSH Reproductive Health 

 NIOSH Women’s Safety and Health Issues at Work 

 NIOSH The Effects of Workplace Hazards on Female Reproductive Health 
DHHS (NIOSH) Publications No. 99-104 (February 1999)
 En Español 


Stress in the Workplace

 NIOSH Stress at Work 

 NIOSH Exposure to Stress: Occupational Hazards in Hospitals 
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2008-136 (July 2008)


Workplace Violence

 Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies and Research Needs<br /> NIOSH Publication No. 2006-144 (September 2006) 

 Violence on the Job<br /> NIOSH Publication No. 2004-100D (DVD) 

 Violence: Occupational Hazards in Hospitals 
NIOSH Publication No. 2002-101 (April 2002)
 En Espa&ntilde;ol 

 
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