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Article: Guide to Emergency Preparedness

Work and Office Preparedness

Table of Contents
  1. Summary
  2. Natural Disasters / Civil Emergencies
  3. Civil Defense Agencies
  4. Emergency Medical Services
  5. Emergency Manager, Planners and Responders
  6. Home Preparedness
  7. Work and Office Preparedness

Employers and managers have a responsibility to ensure access and accommodations for their employees with disabilities. There are organizations and agencies that can help you prepare for an emergency in the workplace. They may have thought of many things you have not. Employees with disabilities also share a responsibility in communicating and identifying their emergency needs. The sites below will help employers and employees plan ahead and minimize the impact and personal loss of a workplace disaster.

Emergency Procedures for Employees with Disabilities in Office Occupancies
FEMA and the United States Fire Administration have put together this comprehensive publication on "Emergency Procedures for Employees with Disabilities in Office Occupancies."

Last Updated on 12/27/2017