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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 Enabling Staff Outreach Staff

Language: English

Developed by: Migrant Clinicians Network (See other resources developed by this organization.)

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?

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit