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Emergency Management -
Disaster Preparedness

American Rescue Team International (ARTI)
"The World's most experienced rescue team.The key-point of lifesaving is our ability to respond to the unexpected."
Biohazard/Infectious Disease Page from EmergencyNet, sponsored by Emergency Response & Research Institute
"All emergency service/military/medical personnel are potentially subjected to biohazards/infectious diseases during the course of their duty. In light of these hazards, ERRI is proud to present additional information regarding these concerns."
BUSINESS/FACILITY/INSTALLATION RESOURCE INFORMATION from EmergencyNet
Sponsored by Emergency Response & Research Institute
Business/Industry Emergency Management:
Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange
Dealing with Workplace Violence:
A Guide for Agency Planners: U.S. Office of Personnel Management
BS25999
BS25999 is the emerging standard for disaster recovery planning and management.
Disaster Procedures for Children
From National Network for Child Care. Tips for teaching children emergency actions to take in case of fire or tornado. Good jumping off point to many child safety topics.
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning Online
This huge site contains pages covering all major aspects of creating a response and recovery strategy of a disaster or emergency.
Emergency Action Plan
Sample form
Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange
(at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC Canada). The purpose of EPIX is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information among Canadian and international public and private sector organizations about the prevention of, preparation for, recovery from and/or mitigation of risk associated with natural and socio-technological disasters.
Emergency Response to Chemical/Biological Terrorist Incidents from Emergency Response & Research Institute
 
EPA Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office
"EPA's CEPPO provides leadership, advocacy, and assistance to: 1) Prevent and prepare for chemical emergencies; 2) Respond to environmental crises; and 3) Inform the public about chemical hazards in their community."
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Website Index
Index to primary federal government emergency management website.
Fire and EMS Information Network
Fire and EMS departments homepages, online library, schools & training, etc. Lots of useful information.
Firesafe: Fire & Safety Directory
This site provides fire and public safety resources - publications, educational resources, links, etc. Listings specific for U.S., California, and International sites.
HAZARD CONTROL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (CHCM)
Contact information to obtain certification.
Healthsafetyinfo.com
Practical advice and news about health care safety regulations from the government and the JCAHO. Includes info on life safety, medical equipment, utilities management, safety, security, hazardous waste, materials management, emergency preparedness, infection control.
National Safety Council: Emergencies and Disasters
"Every business, family, and community should prepare for responding to emergencies and disasters ... man-made or natural. This webpage offers resources for businesses, families, emergency responders, and journalists."
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
This site contains the latest information about the National Fire Protection Association, its departments, publications, seminars, educational programs, and more. Fact sheets and other information of interest in the workplace is available. "The mission of NFPA, which was organized in 1896, is to reduce the burden of fire on the quality of life by advocating scientifically based consensus codes and standards, research and education for fire and related safety issues."
National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Websites
Track weather related risks in the USA. and obtain information on many specific topics, including links to aviation, marine, fire weather, and flood forecasts.
North American Center For Emergency Communications (NACEC)
Provides emergency logistical communications to assist disaster relief organizations in coordinating their activities. "The Disaster Victim Information Exchange System, provides a centralized point for the high speed exchange of disaster victim and displaced person information, so organizations, agencies and family members can quickly locate and re-unite displaced families" .Provides free military family communications support services on a global basis.
The Disaster Recovery Planning Guide
A comprehensive guide on how to create a functional emergency and disaster recovery plan.
U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program
Providing a number of papers on earthquake risks and mitigation, as well as current earthquake activity worldwide.
Virginia Dept. of Emergency Management
Preparation and recovery information. Click on "Training" link to subscribe to VDEM's "E-Training News" to receive e-mail emergency management training announcements and updates on training opportunities."
 


 

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