ISRI compiles OSHA safety tips for hurricane, flooding cleanup

The ISRI Safety Alliance has listed available information related to recovery work on its website.

September 7, 2017
Recycling Today Staff

The Washington-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), in conjunction with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the ISRI Safety Alliance, has announced it is providing OSHA technical resources and products that contain safety and health information for hurricane and flooding cleanup and recovery work.

Available here, the information derives from the OSHA Flood Preparedness, Response, and Recovery resource.

“To make it easier to find information by hazard or topic, we have listed those related to worker safety and health hazards and protective measures below with a link to their location on the OSHA/ISRI Alliance website,” ISRI says.

These measures include:

Flood Clean-up Fact Sheet
Clean-up Hazards
Fungi Hazards and Flood Clean-up Fact Sheet
General Decontamination Fact Sheet
Disaster Cleanup and Recovery PPE Matrix
Working Safely Around Downed Electrical Wires
Portable Generator Safety
Protecting Yourself While Removing Post-Disaster Debris from Your Home or Business
Worker and Employer Guide to Mold Hazards and Recommended Controls
Mold Fact Sheet

ISRI encourages members with questions to contact ISRI's Vice President of Safety Terry Cirone by email at