After the Storm: Lessons Learned on Worker Health & Safety During Storm Disaster Cleanup
Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: emergency management
Year Developed: 2017
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
Migrant Clinicians Network
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Resource Summary: This webinar brings together experience from previous natural disasters and offers resources that will help guide you. We discuss a case studies to illustrate the hazards and review ways that workers can protect themselves, including understanding their rights and responsibilities.
Resource Details: In post superstorm recovery, what are the vulnerabilities workers face and what does this mean for worker safety and worker health? As clinicians and community health workers caring for this worker population, what are the key points we need to understand to care for those involved in clean up efforts and what can we do to help educate them to prevent injuries and illnesses?