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See the lesson plans in the CD curriculum for most
of the assistance you need to run the Disaster Site Worker Course (#7600).
The following web sites may help your individual development or may benefit
a particular training audience.
Hazardous Waste, Emergency and Disaster Web Sites
The California Department of Health Services, Occupational Health Branch, has identified gaps in worker health
and safety during response to recent hazardous incidents:
The following site is a possible source of visuals for the #7600 course:
Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training
- Centers for Disease Control – Emergency Preparedness and Response
DisasterHelp.gov. E-Government initiative focuses on providing information and services relating to four pillars of disaster management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency Training Resources. Training and education resources available from U.S. Fire Administration, including course offerings. Resources targeted towards the fire service, its allied professions, and emergency management officials.
National Incident Management System (NIMS). Developed by the Secretary of Homeland
Security at the request of the President, the National Incident Management System (NIMS)
integrates effective practices in emergency response into a comprehensive national framework
for incident management.
National Response Framework [1.6 MB PDF, 26 pages]. The National Response Framework is a guide for how our nation conducts all-hazard
incident responses. It is focused primarily on response. It incorporates lessons learned
from real world operations for natural disasters and other threats, such as the 2005
Hurricane Season, special events, and the London bombings, as well as from national, State
and local exercises.
OSHA e-Health and Safety Plan (HASP) Software. The electronic, interactive e-HASP Guide
is intended to be used by health and safety professionals to provide "model" language that
is acceptable to OSHA in preparing a site's HASP.
OSHA's Emergency Preparedness and Response Page. Links to Emergency Preparedness and
Response materials for the workplace.
- OSHA's Hazardous Waste Page. Guide to information regarding Safety and Health topics in Hazardous Waste Operations. Briefly covers emergency responses on hazardous waste sites.
OSHA's Incident Command System e-Tool. Interactive web-based training tool on Incident
Command System/Unified Command (ICS/UC) to manage emergency response incidents and
multi-jurisdictional responses to oil spills or hazardous substance releases.
OSHA's page on Keeping Workers Safe During Clean Up and Recovery Operations Following
Hurricanes. Fact sheets, frequently asked questions, and other resources on worker
safety and health during hurricane clean up and recovery.
- OSHA's Safety and Health Guides. Guides provide an overview of worker hazards related to various emergencies. They were designed for use as a general handout during an emergency event, or as a training supplement for emergency preparation.
Respiratory Protection eTool. This advisor will help you comply with the OSHA respirator standard. It will instruct you on the proper selection of respiratory protection and the development of change schedules for gas/vapor cartridges.
Training and Reference Materials - Respiratory Protection. Outreach training materials
for the revised
Web-Based Tool for Hurricane Cleanup. This Hazard Exposure and Risk Assessment Matrix
provides practical information to employers so they can better assess risks and choose the
appropriate control measures, work practices, personal protective equipment and training to
protect their employees working in hurricane-impacted areas.
- FEMA Photo Library. Please read the photo user agreement before using any of the photos on the FEMA library page.
Contact the OSHA Directorate of Training and Education at (847) 759-7700
for assistance accessing PDF materials.