Picture this: You’re at work—and a tornado strikes without warning. You’re able to seek shelter and the worst is already over. But should you let your guard down? Contrary to popular belief, the story does not end once the tornado has passed. Workers who are part of response and recovery efforts must be able to identify, evaluate, and deal with safety and health hazards in the aftermath of this powerful natural disaster. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has created several online reference materials that highlight preparedness and response measures in the event of a tornado. We’ve compiled some of the general precautions for workers after a tornado strikes:
General Precautions for Workers After a Tornado Infographic
F Marie Athey OHST | March 14, 2014 | Comments Off on General Precautions for Workers After a Tornado Infographic
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Fositi Marie Athey has been with OSHAcampus.com since 2012 as the company’s Occupational Health and Safety Technologist. She earned her degree in Environmental Health and Safety Technology from the _Texas State Technical College_. Marie has over 15 years of industry experience in Occupational Health and Safety having worked for various US companies in construction and general industries.