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EMERGENCIES AND SAFETY

Being Prepared

Planning in advance for an emergency is everyone's responsibility. The federal government provides sample emergency plans and other tips to help you prepare for a potential emergency.

The links below provide information to help you ensure your home and family are prepared in case of an emergency.

Prepare Yourself for Emergencies
Ready.gov asks individuals to do three things to prepare for an emergency: (1) build an emergency supply kit, (2) make a family emergency plan, and (3) be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses. Visit this site to learn more about how to accomplish these tasks. This site is available in multiple languages.


Disaster Planning and Preparation Resources
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides information and resources to help you plan and prepare for disasters that could happen in your area and mitigate the damage in areas where disasters have occurred. This site is available in multiple languages.


Publications on Disasters and Emergency Planning
Publications.USA.gov offers publications on disasters and emergency planning, including tips, guides, and checklists to make sure you are prepared for an emergency.


More Disaster Planning and Preparation Resources
The American Red Cross provides information on many types of emergencies and how to plan and prepare for each. This site is also available in Spanish.


Resources for Workers and Employers on Preparing for an Emergency
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides information for workers and employers on preparing for and managing emergency incidents.


Tips for Being Safe
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit public service organization that works to prevent injuries and deaths at work, in homes, communities, and on the road. This site has information on hazards and how to prevent and respond to them.