|Hurricane Recovery Worker / FEMA|
ASSE is asking companies and organizations if they can donate the following safety equipment:
1. Safety vests
2. Gloves (a) cloth, (b) rubber chemical resistant and (c) leather to handle tree branches
3. Hard Hats
4. Ear plugs
5. Knee pads, water proof coveralls and cut resistant chaps
6. Fire extinguishers
7. Goggles without vent hole
8. Electrically insulated watertight boots with steel shank, toe and insole
9. Disposable N 95 respirators but not elastomer respirators
10. Bags to contain all of the above
Please contact OSHA’s Cathie M. Mannion, Assistant Regional Administrator for Technical Support, at email@example.com if you have any questions about the specific donations or locations. OSHA notes that shipping to the individual organizations directly will speed the distribution to the workers. Also, companies should let ASSE know by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com on what donations are being made and where they are being sent to ensure the efforts are coordinated.
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