Emergency preparedness

Resources related to emergency preparedness and recovery.


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Occupational health and safety guide for firefighting

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

Safe debris removal from completely or partly burned structures

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

Wildfire recovery work including fire-damaged structures

Outlines steps employers and workers must take to ensure fire-damaged buildings are structurally safe for workers to enter.

Wildfire recovery: Sample health screening questionnaire

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

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

Working in smoky environments

Discuss exposure risks when working in smoky environments, hazard control and related legislation.

Workplace health and safety after a flood

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