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Important Hurricane Sandy Clean-Up Tips for Working in Flooded Areas, Cleaning Debris

Posted in on Thu, Nov 15, 2012
People prepare to clean-up following Hurricane Sandy.

People prepare to clean-up following Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Michael P. Voudouris, EMT/Safety Engineer, ASSE NY City Chapter Past President 2010-11.

Please note the following links to key informaton to help protect workers involved in the Hurricane Sandy clean-up and with future disasters. This is for working in flooded areas and cleaning up debris:

NIEHS protecting yourself while helping others, such as in flooded areas:

http://www.mountsinaifpa.org/static_files/MSMC/Files/Patient%20Care/Occupational%20Health/NIEHS-ProtectingYourselfWhileHelpingOthers.pdf

NIEHS protecting yourself while removing debris:

http://www.mountsinaifpa.org/static_files/MSMC/Files/Patient%20Care/Occupational%20Health/NIEHS-RemovingDebrisSafely.pdf

NIOSH Emergency Response Resources:

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/flood.html

OSHA Keeping Workers Safe During Hurricane Sandy Clean-Up:

http://www.osha.gov/sandy/index.html

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