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Natural and man-made disasters – no matter where you live – can strike at any time, so it's important to have a planned response when you're at work, on vacation or on the road.
The National Safety Council offers safety tips specific to each of the following emergencies:
Federal agencies, like
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also are valuable resources for emergency preparedness. When you face a natural or man-made emergency, try to stay informed through radio, TV or the Internet. In some cases, however, cable, electric and cell phone service will be disabled, making communication nearly impossible. The National Safety Council recommends the following general precautions that apply to many disaster situations:
National Preparedness Month is held annually in September and sponsored by the
Federal Emergency Management Agency.
From weather-related issues to active shooters, it's critical for employees know what to do before, during and after an emergency.
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