OSHA #7105 - Introduction to Evacuation and Emergency Planning

Evacuation and emergency planning focuses on OSHA requirements for emergency action plans and fire protection plans. Preparing for emergencies is a basic principle of workplace safety and health. Participants will learn: (1) reasons for emergency action plans and fire prevention plans and when they are required for a workplace; (2) elements of a good evacuation plan; and (3) features of design and maintenance of good exit routes. The optional session for this course will focus on assessment of risk for terrorist attack and how to utilize OSHA's two matrices, evacuation planning and fire and explosion, as tools in planning for emergencies.

Course Benefits

  • Learn reasons for emergency action plans
  • Understand reasons for fire prevention plans
  • Identify elements of a good evacuation plan
  • Earn 0.4 CEU's

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