HR Responds to Boston Bombing, Manhunt
Employee Assistance Programs
Managing Employee Assistance Programs
Requiring the Use of an EAP
Terrorism in the Workplace
How Employers Can Aid Victims After Disasters
Violence in the Workplace
Securing Against Random Workplace Violence
Domestic Violence at Work
AEDs in the Workplace
Good Samaritan Laws in EmergenciesDisaster Recovery
Crowdfunding, Relief Funds Ways Employers Can Help After Disasters
Keep Your Employees Safe During Disaster CleanupBusiness Continuity & Recovery After Disaster
Employee Leave Eligibility and Natural DisastersWhen Workplace Emergencies Raise Wage and Hour IssuesWhen Disaster Strikes: Pay, Leave and Related IssuesPreventing Workplace Fire CasualtiesSafety Guides Targeted to Small BusinessesSmall Businesses Lack Proper Safety Preparation
Northeast Human Resources Association Offers FREE Crisis Support Session in Response to the Marathon Bombings
Managing Through Emergency and DisasterThis article addresses HR’s role in planning for and responding to emergency and disaster, reviews basic steps in emergency planning, and briefly highlights practices and issues involved in the disaster management process.
Planning for DisasterThis article describes a systematic plan for approaching emergencies, and preparations to keep employees safe and minimize disruptions to operations.
Crisis Management in Today's Business Environment: HR’s Strategic RoleThis SHRM research paper discusses HR's strategic role in dealing with unexpected crises.
Ready.govResources to help businesses create continuity plans, prepare for the unknown, communicate with employees and more, including:
Redcross.org Get suggestions for a Personal Workplace Disaster Supplies Kit here.
FEMA.govLearn about federal, state and local resources to prepare for, prevent or recover from disasters.
CDC.govThe Centers for Disease Control offers resources on emergency response to natural disasters and severe weather.
Weather.govStay up-to-date on the latest weather news.
Create, evaluate and test your disaster prep plan with these resources:
When Disasters Strike: Pay, Leave and Related IssuesWhen business is suspended or employees can't get to work, numerous employment laws are implicated including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Pandemic ResponsePreparing for a pandemic at work.
Disaster Assistance.govDetails the kinds of assistance available and reduces the number of forms to file to receive assistance.State Offices and Agencies of Emergency ManagementDirect contact information for emergency management offices in your state.Tax Relief in Disaster Situations--IRS.govThe latest information on which localities can apply for tax relief following a disaster in their area.Redcross.org Has a “safe and well” list where employees can let family, supervisors and co-workers know where they are.
Flood RecoveryVisit this page for flood preparedness and response advice.Hurricane PreparednessVisit this page for hurricane preparedness and response advice.
Click here to view resources on employee leave, wage and hour issues, disaster recovery, more.