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NACOSH subcommittee to discuss OSHA emergency response rule

Emergency response plan

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Washington – The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health’s Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee is scheduled to meet Feb. 24-25 to discuss pieces of OSHA’s proposed rule on emergency response and preparedness.

According to OSHA, topics to be discussed include:

  • Medical evaluation and fitness requirements
  • Facility and equipment preparedness
  • Vehicle preparedness and operation
  • Pre-incident planning
  • Emergency incident standard operating procedures
  • Post-incident analysis
  • Program evaluation

For more information about the upcoming meeting, contact Bill Hamilton at (202) 693-2077 or [email protected].

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