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Seven things you need to include in your emergency procedures

by , 02 October 2014
Emergencies can happen at anytime. If you haven't done anything to prepare for them, they could lead to serious disasters and even death.

That's why you need to create an emergency procedure. It acts as a guide for your employees so they know exactly what to do if they have to evacuate your premises.

To help you create ours, we're revealing seven things you need to include in your emergency procedures to ensure it effectively gets your employees out of harms way...

 Include these seven things in your emergency procedure

 
Your emergency procedures need to give details such as who to call in an emergency, who must help and what everyone else must do to get out safely.
 
That's where these seven points come in:
 
  1. Three teams you must call in an emergency.
  2. Three vital pieces of information you need in an emergency plan.
  3. Four procedures you must include to deal with workplace fires.
  4. Do this to ensure employees always find the emergency equipment.
  5. Two things all your employees must remember about first aid during an emergency.
  6. Two things you're employees will need to help with emergencies.
  7. 19 sections you must have in your emergency procedure.
 
If you include these seven things in your emergency procedure, they'll be as effective as possible. This means your employees can get out safely.
 
If you have any questions about dealing with workplace emergencies, ask out experts at the Health and Safety Club


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