U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA offers assistance for Hurricane Gustav cleanup and recovery

Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Press release, 08-1249-NAT,
September 2, 2008

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be offering the full resources of the agency to assist in protecting the safety and health of working men and women responding in the wake of Hurricane Gustav along the Gulf Coast.

OSHA’s hurricane recovery Web site at http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/hurricaneRecovery.html offers QuickCards and fact sheets on dozens of different employee hazards or hazardous situations, including information on flood cleanup, chain saws, heat stress, and dangers from molds and fung

See also:
Keeping Workers Safe During Clean Up and Recovery Operations Following Hurricanes

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