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This week demonstrates severe weather exposes workers and workplaces across the nation to a variety of hazards.
During National Preparedness Month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds workers and job creators that the time to prepare for severe weather emergencies is now.
President Donald J. Trump is committed to the health and safety of the American workforce. Workers need to be protected before, during, and after storms to ensure they return home safely at the end of each shift. You can keep workers safe by:
These general guidelines apply to all severe weather emergencies; however, preparation for specific hazards may vary by event. OSHA provides resources on workplace preparedness and response for specific severe weather emergencies, including tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires. For more information on protecting workers from severe weather events, visit OSHA’s Emergency…