Disasters—Keeping Volunteers, Workers, and Responders Safe
Are you helping to clean up, rebuild, or support other response and recovery efforts after a flood, earthquake, storm, fire, or other disaster? If so, then it’s a good idea to be prepared and informed about how you can stay safe and healthy while responding. Watch this presentation from CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to learn how to reduce risk from injuries, chemical exposures, environmental hazards, and psychological stressors. CDC hosted this webinar on August 21 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
Webinar participants and viewers will accomplish the following:
- Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
- Describe the topic’s implications for respective constituents.
- Discuss concerns and issues related to preparedness for and response to urgent public health threats.
- Identify reliable information resources for the topic.
- Describe how to promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.
CAPT Lisa Delaney, M.S., CIH
- Webinar/Audio conference call on 8/21/2019: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- Web-on-demand training will be available in September
- Materials: PowerPoint slide set (see Call Materials)
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- Public health professionals
- Emergency responders
- Program managers
- Certified health educators
- Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Support/Funding: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communication Branch
- Method of Participation: You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.
- Fees: None. EPIC webinars are free.
As of September 2021, this course is no longer offering CE credits but is still available for viewing.