The National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training is a national resource for hazardous waste worker curricula, technical reports, and weekly news on hazardous materials, waste operations, and emergency response. Funded by the NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP), the National Clearinghouse provides technical assistance to WTP staff, program awardees, and the general public.
For more information on the resources available from the National Clearinghouse, please view our Training Resources Fact Sheet(1MB).
Urban Flooding and Worker Health Effects(217KB)
This report details the unique features of floods in the urban environment and the potential health effects for workers, homeowners, and others who perform cleanup and recovery activities.
This fact sheet describes the wide variety of hazards that workers and homeowners should be aware of during or after an urban flood. It also provides tips to help workers and homeowners avoid and prevent exposure to structural hazards, infectious agents, and toxic chemicals.Inundaciones Urbanas: Peligros y consejos de prevención(395KB)
Este folleto describe la amplia variedad de peligros que los trabajadores y dueños de casa deben tener en cuenta durante o después de una inundación urbana. También proporciona consejos para ayudar a los trabajadores y dueños de casa a evitar y prevenir la exposición a peligros estructurales, agentes infecciosos y químicos tóxicos.
For other related resources, visit the Hurricanes and Floods webpage.
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