Hurricanes: Are You Prepared?

Fred H. Rodriguez, John Petersen, Rajeevan Selvaratnam, Peggy Mann, Jonathan B. Hoyne

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Severe weather events such as hurricanes have the potential to cause significant disruption of laboratory operations. Comprehensive planning is essential to mitigate the impact of such events. The essential elements of a Hurricane Plan, based on our personal experiences, are detailed in this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e18-e22
JournalLab Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 21 2018


  • disaster
  • failure mode effect analysis
  • hazard assessment
  • hurricane
  • Hurricane Plan
  • risk management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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    Rodriguez, F. H., Petersen, J., Selvaratnam, R., Mann, P., & Hoyne, J. B. (2018). Hurricanes: Are You Prepared? Lab Medicine, 49(2), e18-e22.