OSHA Offers Tornado Preparedness, Response Guidance
In the wake of a deadly tornado outbreak across eight states, OSHA's Tornado Response and Recovery webpage offers tips to keep workers safe.
Resilience And The Built Environment
Much of the discussion in the construction community about how to withstand one-time devastating events as well as repeated lesser events that take a toll on the built environment have been centered around the concept of resilience.
Tornado Preparedness Tips
With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat.
Build Resilient Structures in High Wind Areas
Design solutions and resources to help prepare and protect structures against damage due to high wind events.
Preparing Buildings For Hurricanes, And Other Extreme Weather
June 1 marks the beginning of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and the NOAA Climate Prediction Center says above-normal hurricane activity is expected.
Shelter From The Storm
In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.
Don’t Be Left In The Dark: Perform Generator Maintenance
With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.
Storm Shelters, Safe Rooms Save Lives When Tornados, Hurricanes Strike
Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on saving lives during high-wind events.
Supporting Joplin’s Extreme Makeover
More than 140 pieces of construction equipment were delivered to seven construction sites in the city destroyed by a tornado earlier this year.
IRN Seeks Summer Surplus for Tornado and Other Relief
This summer, IRN is making a special request on behalf of tornado and flood victims in Missouri, Alabama, Massachusetts, and elsewhere: consider reuse as an alternative to disposal of surplus furnishings and other inventory.