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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
American Red Cross
OSHA has issued regulations applicable to mass care shelters. These
regulations are found in OSHA’s Standards for General Industry, 29 CFR 1910,
especially in subparts D, E, G, I, J, L, and N.
OSHA’s Hurricane Recovery website provides disaster workers with recommended
best practices on specific tasks in hurricane response and recovery
OSHA’s Small Business Handbook
[261 KB PDF,
56 pages] provides information on setting up a workplace
safety and health program and includes detailed checklists to be used for self
The American Red Cross has web resources on disaster preparedness and
Accessibility Assistance: Contact the OSHA Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300 for assistance accessing PDF materials.