The word emergency is a noun. Emergency means (1) a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage, (2) a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action, (3) a state in which martial law applies.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word emergency.
This national organization of volunteers donates their time and energy to respond to a variety of emergency situations. NERT strives to establish independent and joint ventures to conceive, develop, and implement disaster response services and educational programs that coordinate publicly available resources during crisis situations.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration, founded in 1971 and part of the Department of Labor, is charged with ensuring employee safety and health in the workplace. OSHA compliance info, including downloadable posters, Laws and Regulations, and Enforcement, are included on the site, along with information about recent legislation and whistle blower protection. There are pages about issues like biological agents, construction, emergency preparedness, and ergonomics.
Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881 as an emergency response organization. Today the Red Cross also helps the needy, supports military families, collects and distributes blood, provides educational programs, and works abroad. The website provides a history of the organization, news about Red Cross activities, volunteer opportunities, a museum, a store, publications and more.
The following articles provide recent emergency-related news.