Emergency Preparedness & Response Resource Links

Emergency Preparedness & Response Resource Links

2121 Panoramic Circle, Suite 240, Dallas, TX 75212
Telephone: (214) 653-7980 • Fax: (214) 653-7988


The Dallas County Local Emergency Planning Committee strives for transparency and encourages communities to engage and participate at our quarterly meetings. Members of the public can also request information about hazards in their communities through our public information request system here: https://www.dallascounty.org/government/comcrt/openrecords.php


  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): www.cdc.gov provides guidelines for protecting ventilation systems in commercial and government buildings from chemical, biological or radiological attacks
  • One-pager about common issues found in TIER II Reports HERE

Emergency Managers

  • U.S. Homeland Security Department: www.ready.gov
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.bt.cdc.gov provides information on national, state and local bioterrorism preparedness plans
  • U.S. Government: www.firstgov.gov provides updates on bioterrorism and anthrax precautions, warnings on emergency product frauds and charity scams, mail precautions, travel safety tips and contact information for federal agencies: www.firstgov.gov
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): www.epa.gov: Provides information on environmental safety and health risks & EPA Local Emergency Planning Committees. The EPA's Chemical Emergency Preparation and Prevention Office provide chemical accident prevention and preparedness info. in regards to weapons of mass destruction - www.epa.gov

First Responders

  • OSHA's Emergency Preparedness & Response Information: www.osha.gov
  • OSHA's Evacuation Plans & Procedures Information: www.osha.gov
  • U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook: hazmat.dot.gov for emergency service personnel for hazardous material transportation incidents developed by the U.S., Canada and Mexico
  • U.S. Transportation Security Administration: www.tsa.gov provides passenger safety tips and security updates
  • American Red Cross: www.redcross.org provides disaster services emergency preparation checklist
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE): www.asse.org provides safety and health information resources


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