Category: Emergency Preparedness and Response

No one wants it to happen, but an emergency, natural or manmade, can strike at anytime, 24/7. What’s more, it need not be a major, nationally-televised incident, such as a hurricane, earthquake, or act of political terror. An event as common as a local building fire can present just as large a challenge to you. These resources will help you create a plan for handling such crises, whatever their scope, and to carry it out in a way that best protects your employees and your company.

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EHSDA Song of the Week: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

This week, EHSDA highlighted the basics of evacuation procedures in an emergency. With that in mind, the Song of the Week is a song that was popularized by the Animals in 1965, “We Gotta Get Out of This Place.” Written by songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weill, the song was originally intended to be recorded […]

Infographic: Evacuation Procedures

During emergencies, things can go wrong in an instant. It’s crucial for safety leaders to develop emergency action plans (EAP) with effective evacuation procedures, so that in a disaster scenario, employees know where to go. Here’s what you need to know about evacuation procedures. Check out our Back to Basics: Evacuation Procedures article for more information.

EHSDA Shorts: Written EAP Requirements

On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Brandy Zadoorian, CEO and Principal Consultant, Triangle Safety Consulting LLC, about the written requirements for Emergency Action Plans (EAP). Tune in to hear her insights.

Back to Basics: Evacuation Procedures

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s recommendations for evacuation procedures. During emergencies, things can go wrong in an instant. It’s crucial for safety leaders to develop emergency action plans (EAP) with effective evacuation procedures, so that in […]

Infographic: Natural Disasters

Severe weather emergencies and other natural disasters can strike any workplace or home, often without warning. Here’s what you need to know about natural disasters.

EHSDA Song of the Week: Are You Ready

As EHSDA’s Emergency Preparedness Week comes to a close, one overarching and obvious theme that emerged was readiness. Advanced planning and preparation are vital to ensuring that businesses can handle what disasters throw at them. To wit, the Song of the Week features the great Thin Lizzy asking a very important question: “Are You Ready?” […]

What We Learned From…Emergency Preparedness Week 2023

EHS Daily Advisor’s Emergency Preparedness Week ran from September 18-22. Let’s take a look back at the content that became available throughout the week which was designed around emergency preparedness to help organizations meet these new demands. Monday Back to Basics | Natural Disaster Response Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked […]

EHSDA Shorts: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Audrey Flannagan, Risk Management Consultant II at KPA, about how to prepare for a hurricane. Tune in to hear her insights.

Back to Basics: Essential Steps for Safely Responding to Natural Disasters

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine the essential steps for safely responding to natural disasters. Severe weather emergencies and other natural disasters can strike any workplace or home, often without warning. In the United States alone, there are […]