Hurricane Sandy: Clean Up Safely (from WEC)

On behalf of the NJ Work Environment Council, we hope you and your families stayed safe during Hurricane Sandy. Our thoughts are with those who were affected by this superstorm.

As we start the recovery process, please keep in mind that the clean up can be just as dangerous.

Here are some resources to help you stay safe during the recovery:

NJ Office of Emergency Response: www.state.nj.us/njoem/index.html

OSHA Floods Page: www.osha.gov/dts/weather/flood/index.html

NIOSH Floods Page: www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/flood.html

NJ Dept. of Health Flood Recovery: www.nj.gov/health/er/natural.shtml

NJDEP Hurricane Sandy Resources: http://www.nj.gov/dep/special/hurricane-sandy/

NIOSH Recommendations for the Cleaning and Remediation of Flood Contaminated HVAC: www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/Cleaning-Flood-HVAC.html

CDC Prevent and Treat Other Illnesses and Injuries After a Hurricane or Flood:
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/otherhazards.asp

Sincerely,

Rick Engler
Director