Emergency Preparedness and Response
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) Program prepares for and responds to chemical, biological, radiological and natural events. The program integrates occupational safety and health into responses to protect response and recovery workers.
Get resources to protect workers during hurricane recovery
Information on preventing occupational exposure to emergency responders
Information about which workers are at risk for Zika virus and resources for protecting workers’ health
Disaster Science Responder Research Program
Disaster Science Responder Research Program (DSRR) was recently created to develop an approach that will allow for timely and scalable responder-based research that can be implemented before, during, and after a disaster.
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What we’re working towards
How we improve workplace safety and health