Monthly Archives: September 2017


NIOSH’s Health Monitoring and Surveillance for Emergency Responders

NIOSH has worked with the U.S. National Response Team (NRT), and a number of federal agencies, state health departments, labor unions, and volunteer emergency responder groups to develop the Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance™ (ERHMSTM) framework. The ERHMSTM framework provides recommendations for protecting emergency responders during small and large emergencies Read the full article…


Free Online Course for Flood Workers

Simi Valley, CA – Storm and flood cleanup activities can be hazardous. Workers and volunteers involved with flood cleanup should be aware of the potential dangers involved, and the proper safety precautions. Work-related hazards that could be encountered include electrical hazards, Carbon Monoxide, musculoskeletal hazards, heat stress, motor vehicles, hazardous Read the full article…