September is National Preparedness Month — Is Your Workplace Ready?
National Preparedness Month is the perfect time to take a look at emergency policies and procedures—you never know when you're going to need a plan.
- By Sydny Shepard
- Sep 03, 2020
While 2020 has felt like the true test of knowing if your workplace is prepared for an emergency, September is dedicated to Preparedness and everything that comes with it. Agencies such as OSHA and EPA are providing resources for workplaces and organization to bulk up their plans in case of emergency—whether it is pandemic-, natural disaster- or chemical-related.
Here are a few resources that can help you and your company be prepared for anything.
- General Preparedness
- National Disasters
- Oil, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosive Incidents
- Disease Agents and Toxins
For more information and resources on National Preparedness Month, you can visit ready.gov.
Sydny Shepard is the former editor of Occupational Health & Safety.