From environmental disasters and pandemics to terrorism, the time and nature of your next crisis is unknown. That’s why the steps you take today could make all the difference tomorrow.
A reliable measure of protection in virtually any crisis, 3M personal protective solutions are at the foundation of every comprehensive emergency preparedness plan. Our team of emergency preparedness specialists has the expertise to help you plan along the way.
Pandemics: Real and unpredictable threats
Pandemics represent a real and perilous threat to governments, their citizens and their economies. But as dangers that seemingly arise out of nowhere, they’re sometimes ignored or forgotten.
Did you know?
2014 Ebola outbreak
When assessing its own response to the worldwide Ebola outbreak of 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that the greatest challenge to effective field operations was the ability to ensure biosecurity and safety for staff. Among the ways these concerns were satisfied included being able to provide the necessary staff with complete personal protective equipment.
*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
**World Health Organization
† Source: CDC’s Response to the 2014–2016 Ebola Epidemic — West Africa and United States