And for employers with more than ten (10) employees, training, education, and written plans to support personal preparedness levels of all of its employees regarding emergency action plans is a requirement by law under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38. It is important for those organizations to comply with those requlatory requirements.
Compliance with OSHA 29CFR 1910.38 More Important Now the Ever
Being prepared is one of the most important defenses against disasters, and, given the recent increase of weather related disasters, perhaps, now is the time to confirm the status and condition of your company’s existing written emergency action plans. And, if no such plan exists, then, volunteer to help initiate and integrate such a plan into your workplace environment.
To assist that process, our staff suggests the use ofsome of the information provided in the links below:
To download a word document sample emergency action plan for guidance purposes only, click the link below:
For those companies needing assistance in meeting the education and training requirements under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38, FEMA offers a great independent study program that can be extended to those members of your business continuity, risk and crisis management or disaster preparedness team .
If applicable, please pass this information on to other disaster preparedness or PS-Prep strategy planning teams.
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