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An Emergency Drill

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An Emergency Drill
For training purposes

ARE YOU PREPARED
FOR AN
EMERGENCY?

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN
EMERGENCY?
• Emergencies in the workplace cannot be
eliminated
• If you have an emergency action plan in place
and have trained workers to respond quickly, you
can save lives
• The action plan should be explained to workers
and reviewed whenever the plan or
responsibilities change
How good is your emergency action plan?
Find out by asking yourself and your workers
the following questions:

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN
EMERGENCY?

General
• Is there a means of reporting emergencies and
accounting for personnel before and after an
incident?
• Who is the person responsible for decisionmaking during emergency conditions?
• Does everyone in the workplace know the
procedures to follow?
• Do workers know the escape routes and the
evacuation procedures including where to
reassemble?
• Do workers know where emergency supplies are

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN
EMERGENCY?

Medical
• Do workers know how to respond in the
event of a medical emergency?
• Are there workers trained in CPR and
first aid?
• Does the worksite have first aid
equipment?
• Are emergency response phone
numbers clearly posted where they can

Cardiopulmonary resuscitatio
n (CPR): First aid

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN
EMERGENCY?

Fire
• Does the worksite have fire
extinguishers that match the possible
fire hazards?
• Have workers practiced using the fire
extinguishers?
• Have the fire extinguishers been
charged within the last year?

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN
EMERGENCY?

Spills
• Does the worksite have absorbent
material that matches the quantity
and type of chemicals which could
spill?
• Do you have relevant PPE that would
be needed for such spill?
• Have workers been properly trained in
how to safely respond to a chemical
spill?

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN
EMERGENCY?
Once you have been established your
action plan, make sure workers are
trained and retrained in:
• Possible emergencies they may
encounter?
• The emergency procedures they should
follow?
• Any first aid or rescue procedures
• The location of emergency response
equipment and phone number

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR AN
EMERGENCY?
In an Emergency
An immediate and educated response
can save:
• Lives
• Business operations
• Thousands of dollars in potential
losses

Never lock, or block any
emergency exit

Emergency Exit Routes

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