Almost the whole state is affected by smoke and we want to provide you with timely and updated resources to stay safe during another unprecedented health hazard in 2020.
- Washington State’s Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) this week released a helpful 11-page report with resources and links to a variety of information ranging from county-by-county COVID-19 infection rates to the extent of fire damage, government proclamations related to the pandemic, weather reports, and contacts to 32 state agencies monitoring pandemic developments.
- Labor and Industries provided a “Wildfire Smoke at Work: Ideas and Resources” that includes:
- Guidance on reducing smoke indoors
- Wildfire Smoke and Washington Workers page for comprehensive information about workplace safety & health during wildfire season.
- Wildfire Smoke and Dust Masks at Work.
- Washington State Emergency Operations Center Dashboard.
- Washington’s Air Monitoring Network – Air Quality Program
Rick Means is Washington Retail’s Director of Safety & Education. He is available to help members with drawing up safety plans including ideas for safety meetings. Reach him at 360-200-6454 or [email protected]