Emergencies can create a variety of hazards for workers in the impacted area. Preparing before an emergency incident plays a vital role in ensuring that employers and workers have the necessary equipment, know where to go, and know how to keep themselves safe when an emergency occurs. OSH has provided vital Emergency Preparedness and Response links below on how to prepare for responding to an emergency and recovery efforts. The pages provide information for workers who will be responding to the recent natural disasters events.
The Office of Occupational Safety and Health's (OSH) mission is to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our employees and visitors. We provide management and direction for Departmental Safety and Health Programs.
The OSH develops Department-wide policies that protect lives, property, and natural resources. The OSH develops policy and facilitates the Department's decision making process so that it can achieve a safe and healthful occupational and recreational environment for our customers - Departmental employees, volunteers, contractors, concessionaires and the visiting public.
Program policies, procedures, directives, standards, objectives, handbooks, and guidelines for the Program to ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and policy requirements and to reduce risk and liabilities with the department.