In order to adequately protect your workers in the event of an emergency in the workplace, whether it’s a fire, flood or chemical spill, you must have an emergency response plan. This plan should cover everything from how emergencies will be communicated to workers and who’s trained in first aid to evacuation procedures and the locations of emergency equipment.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL:
Adapt this model emergency response plan for your workplace and the emergency plan requirements in the OHS laws in your jurisdiction. Make sure that all employees, including senior management, supervisors and workers, are trained on it.