Emergency planning and response
Stuff happens. And sometimes stuff happens at workplaces. You can’t predict them, but you can prepare for them.
Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about emergency planning, including:
- Emergency information template [PDF]
- What to consider in planning for workplace emergencies [PDF]
- Fact sheet: Portable fire extinguishers [PDF]
What to do following a severe or fatal workplace injury [PDF]
Seek immediate medical attention and follow these simple steps.
Prepare your business for wildfire season [PDF]
This handout provides guidance for protecting your workers and your business from wildfire smoke exposure.
Wildfire smoke and your health (Oregon Health Authority) [PDF]
This handout includes strategies for limiting exposure to wildfire smoke along with several frequently asked questions on the topic.
Earthquakes (Oregon Office of Emergency Management)
This page offers helpful information on staying safe during earthquakes at work and at home while providing resources to prepare for an event.
Emergency planning resources (FEMA/Ready Campaign)
Be prepared for any emergency.
Emergency preparedness and response (OSHA)
This resource provides key workplace information on emergency incidents from natural disasters to pandemics and everything in between.
Evacuation plans and procedures eTool (OSHA)
Learn how to implement an emergency action plan to comply with regulatory emergency standards.
5 to stay alive: Assembling an emergency response kit
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Print emergency essentials lists.
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Emergency evacuations: getting out alive |
15 minutes | In an emergency situation, survival hinges on adequate training, prepa … Read more
Fire extinguishers: how and when to use them |
16 minutes | This program stresses the importance of making the right decisions whe … Read more
Fire extinguishers: ready to respond |
13 minutes | Every year fires in the workplace cause thousands of employee injuries … Read more
Fire in the workplace |
18 minutes | Minimize fire hazards with this DVD. It provides your employees with e … Read more
Fire safety (safety in 8) |
8 minutes | Snuff out fire hazards now! This important program explains how fires … Read more