Items Tagged with 'Disaster recovery'

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Pressure washers: Dangerous when misused

Pressure washers are used to clean large areas, including buildings, parking lots, vehicles and other machinery. These high-powered tools also are used in disaster cleanup. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a pressure washer’s intense spray can cause wounds and other serious injuries that may at first appear minor.
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DISASTER RECOVERY

After the storm

Using PPE to help protect cleanup and restoration workers
Personal protective equipment may be the best – or only – way to help protect cleanup workers against floodwater-related hazards.
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