California employers that want to provide an overview of the evacuation procedures set forth in the emergency action plan should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
Employers who want to provide an overview of the evacuation procedures set forth in a written emergency action plan should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
This briefing for supervisors examines the law and best practices regarding fire safety in the workplace, including preparing fire prevention plans, identifying and resolving fire hazards and training employees on fire safety.
An employer may use this policy to assign a framework of response relating to a fire emergency or necessary workplace evacuation, as well as to designate the frequency of drills and other methods to test the procedures. A Fire and Evacuation Drill policy offers the essential information required for life saving actions during an emergency and helps reduce the time needed to depart safely from the building, and should include aspects of fire response, such as location and use of fire extinguishers.
This How To details the steps an employer should take to conduct a fire and evacuation drill in the workplace.
HR guidance on conducting drills to increase the likelihood of a successful workplace response in a real emergency.
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