Emergency Preparedness and Response Office
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Emergency Preparedness and Response Office (EPRO) 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.
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.
Get resources to protect workers during hurricane recovery
Information about which workers are at risk for Zika virus and resources for protecting workers’ health
Information on preventing occupational exposure to emergency responders
- Page last reviewed: August 22, 2013
- Page last updated: October 16, 2017
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Office of the Director