Natural Disasters

Natural disasters pose potentially devastating hazards for businesses and their employees. The uncontrolled forces unleashed by events such as earthquakes, hurricanes, fires, and floods are often unexpected and destructive. But employers can help ensure worker safety and minimize disruption to their business operations by understanding, anticipating, and planning for these acts of nature. This section explains the dangers posed by various natural disasters, and the steps employers can take to guard against them.

In This Section

  • Earthquakes
  • Floods
  • Hurricanes
  • Lightning Strikes
  • Tornadoes
  • Wildfires
  • Winter Weather

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