Emergency preparedness

Resources related to emergency preparedness and recovery.

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Cleaning up burned structures

FI009
Gives information for those performing debris clean-up and demolition of structures involved in wildfires.

UPDATED: April 2022

Occupational health and safety guide for firefighting

FEX003
***This resource is current to March 2019. For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

This bulletin describes the minimum standards to which a fire service must comply under occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation.

PUBLISHED: March 2019

Wildfire recovery work including fire-damaged structure

FI010
This resource provides information on how to start recovery work in a wildfire-damaged structure. It includes information on steps employers and workers must take to ensure fire-damaged buildings are structurally safe to enter.

UPDATED: April 2022

Wildfire recovery: Sample health screening questionnaire

FI005
A questionnaire to help employers determine if a worker is fit to work in areas where there is a high chance of exposure to smoke.

Wildfire smoke

FI007
This publication discusses wildfire smoke as a workplace hazard, potential health effects, risks and controls.

UPDATED: April 2022

Working in smoky environments

FI008
This resource discusses exposure risks when working in smoky environments, hazard control and related legislation.

UPDATED: April 2022

Workplace health and safety after a flood

GH021
***This resource is current to May 2020. For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Outlines some of the hazards that can be introduced as a result of a flood and ways to address those hazards.

PUBLISHED: May 2020