These links provide critical resources as you prepare for and recover from the fire.
Colorado Wildfires Property Claims - from Lockton
Wildfires - Living Among Nature's Hottest Catastrophes - from Lexington Insurance Company (Webcast Available)
Wildfire safety tips:
Wildfire information from the National Fire Protection Association:
Health concerns regarding wildfires:
Worker safety during fire cleanup:
The Wildfires Fact Sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidance for employees on how to know if wildfire smoke is affecting them.
National Jewish Health's website provides health recommendations for wildfire smoke.
OSHA's webpage dedicated to wildfires includes response, recovery and resource information.
The wildfire smoke guide provides strategies on how to prevent employee exposure to dangerous levels of wildfire smoke.
The CDC/NIOSH firefighting website focuses primarily on firefighters, but also contains fact sheets regarding heat stress and respirators.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a Respirator Fact Sheet which includes information like what kind of respirator to use and how to use it.
State of Colorado Resources
Colorado Red Cross:
Colorado Division of Emergency Management:
Colorado State Forest Service:
The Colorado Department of Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Air Quality Division has health and smoke information, along with links to general wildfire information.
The CDPHE air quality advisories provide air quality status from around the state.