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Emergencies can strike anyone, anytime, anywhere. If a disaster should occur while you're at work, you need to have a plan for how to respond. Below are some general guidelines for preparing for an emergency at the workplace.
  • Know your workplace emergency plan and alert system:
  • Participate in fire drills and don’t ignore fire alarms.
  • Make sure you know how to get to stair exits.
  • Know who your fire marshals are.
  • Keep an emergency supply kit at your workplace.
  • Know locations of common emergency equipment, including:
  • AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Take First Aid and CPR classes.