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Introduction Preparedness Response/Recovery OSHA Resources Additional Resources

OSHA’s Hurricane eMatrix outlines the activities most commonly performed during hurricane response and recovery work and provides detailed information about the hazards associated with those activities. The eMatrix is designed to help employers make decisions to protect workers and offers recommendations for personal protective equipment, safe work practices, and precautions for each activity.

Additional Information:

  • Hurricanes. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Hurricanes. - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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