Master of Disaster Workshop
March 6, 2007
http://www.osha.gov/ - U.S. Department of Labor: Occupational Safety & Health Administration – Resources for helping to write a disaster plan and to become OSHA compliant. You can also apply for consulting services.
http://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha2209.pdf - The Handbook for Small Business contains a hazard checklist.
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/bytopic/disasters/ - Conservation OnLine’s Disaster Preparedness and Response website. This site also has disaster plans.
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/what_we_have/readyref/index.htm - ISL Administrative Ready Reference has a sample Blood borne Pathogens.
http://www.redcross.org/where/where.html - Use to locate the local American Red Cross offices for first aid training classes.
http://www.early-defib.org/ - National Center for Early Defibrillation has information about defibrillators and how to fund them
http://www.noaa.com/ - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration provides information on weather alert radios.
http://www.fema.gov/ - Federal Emergency Management Agency – Resources including planning for a variety of different emergencies and how to be prepared.
http://www.techsoup.org/howto/articles/techplan/page2685.cfm - TechSoup discusses technology planning for Civil Emergencies.
http://www.jlicc.org/ - Joliet Public Library’s LSTA Safety Grant Crisis Information Center. Working with other emergency responders and community agencies in educating the community and disseminating centralized information in preparation of, during, and after times of a community crisis.
http://www.ala.org:80/ala/washoff/WOissues/disasterpreparedness/distrprep.htm - ALA's disaster recovery and preparedness page.
http://www.ala.org/ala/cro/katrina/katrinadisasterrecovery.htm - ALA’s KATRINA response disaster recovery and preparedness page.
http://www.dplan.org/ - The Northeast Document Conservation Center and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners have created dPlan, a free online program to help institutions write comprehensive disaster plans. dPlan provides an easy-to-use template that allows museums, libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions of all sizes to develop a customized plan that includes disaster response procedures, salvage priorities, preventive maintenance schedules, and more....
Learn About How Others Have Coped With Disaster:
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byauth/jonesw/tornado.html - Infopro, March 2000, Volume2, Number 1, page 37-39.
http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/currentnews/newsarchive/2005abc/august2005abc/katrina.htm - American Libraries updates on libraries affected by Katrina.
Resources for Recovery:
http://www.kshs.org/archives/planch5.htm - Kansas State Historical Society’s websit on Disaster Prevention, Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Recovery.
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/bytopic/disasters/plans/isudis.html - Illinois State University, Milner Library, disaster plan. Beth Schoenbernd.