Veterinary practices vary dramatically in size, type, and location, resulting in diverse emergency planning and preparedness needs. This brief list of resources was compiled by the AVMA and is provided as a starting point to aid veterinarians in creating an emergency plan tailored to the individual needs of their practices.
Whether you need guidance in developing a disaster plan for your practice or just want to review and update your plan, the following resources can help you:
Risk Assessment - Information to help determine which hazards might affect your practice
Creating an Emergency Plan – Guides, templates and other materials to aid in developing a practice-specific emergency plan
United States Department of Labor, Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
Zoo Animal Health Network