Planning for Emergencies in the workplace: Inclusion of People with Disabilities

Tuesday, March 21, 2006


Recent events such as the hurricanes of 2005 have brought forth a renewed awareness of the value and importance of emergency planning. Ensuring that the needs of people with disabilities are included in this planning is essential to meeting the needs of today's diverse workforce. This session will explore the key issues and discuss resources that are available to assist employers and their employees as they address this critical workforce issue.


Brian Parsons Advisor for Employer Policy, Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)