AIHA Publishes Guidance on Health and Safety Issues in Natural Disasters

Posted July 19, 2017

A new AIHA guidance document, “Health and Safety Issues in Natural Disasters,” provides consumers and industrial hygienists a list of resources for addressing potential hazards during and after floods, tornados, and wildfires. The document is intended to enable recovery efforts while minimizing potential exposures to hazardous materials and conditions. It was sponsored by the AIHA Indoor Environmental Quality Committee, Biosafety and Environmental Microbiology Committee, Construction Committee, Environmental Issues Committee, Ionizing Radiation Committee, Safety Committee, Incident Preparedness and Response Working Group, and the Wildfire Project Team.

Download the PDF from AIHA's website.