Disaster & Safety

This division is responsible for the disaster and safety programs of the Department of Behavioral Health. Responsibilities include disaster planning, training and response coordination, interpreting safety regulations and oversight of regulatory compliance. This division maintains liaison with Federal, State and local public and private agencies.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote workplace safety through the development of department-wide disaster and safety preparedness plans. Focusing on the steps needed to minimize loss of life and property to not only our employees, but to the population we serve, and the County.


“Prepare and prevent; don’t repair and repent.” – Author unknown
Emergency Checklist

Disaster-related Resources

Find resources to assist in preparing for a disaster.

Work safety

Safety-related Resources

Find resources to keep you safe at work.

Statewide Medical and Health Exercise, November 21, 2019

  • Testing of DBH Emergency Communications, alongside Inland Counties EMS Agency and Public Health.

Disaster & Safety Contractor Training, January 17, 2020 – More information to follow