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OSHA Requirements for Emergency Preparedness

OSHA Requirements for Emergency Preparedness

Companies in office environments may have a tougher time recognizing when they are in violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) rules. Employers are legally obligated to provide a safe workplace for their employees. Any employee can report an instance of potentially unsafe working conditions to OSHA. For businesses in industries such as manufacturing, medical, food service, or retail, OSHA’s standards should already be in place to prevent hazardous working conditions.

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7 Reasons Why Emergency Response and Preparedness Matter To Your Organization

7 Reasons Why Emergency Response and Preparedness Matter To Your Organization

As temperatures drop and daylight hours dwindle, your thoughts may be turning to the approaching holiday season…or they could equally be occupied with thinking about budgeting for next year. If you are drawing up your department’s budget for 2011 and wondering how best to make a business case for including emergency response and disaster preparedness in your organization’s plans, here are seven solid data points to help you make your case. (Download the pdf version here, which includes the source of each piece of data.)

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