What can be learned here?

This guide includes data, tutorials, and best practices to help develop the best possible Emergency Action Plan (EAP). This information has been streamlined to cover the basics and should be easy to follow. Please note that every organization is unique and has its own challenges. This guide is not comprehensive for every possible workplace situation. It is recommended that safety professionals do their own research to create a customized EAP.

The resources in this guide are a great place to start.

This document was created to provide a guide that companies and safety professionals should consider before an emergency happens. People who will find information in this document include anyone with titles of:

  • Safety or Security Officers
  • Evacuation, Fire, or Floor Captains, Officers, or Wardens
  • Emergency or Crisis
  • Occupational Safety and Health Specialist.
  • Safety Engineer.
  • Safety Consultant.
  • Coordinator of Loss Control.
  • Safety or Risk Manager

Or those who belong to the Board of Certified Safety Professionals:

  • Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®)
  • Safety Management Specialist® (SMS®)
  • Associate Safety Professional® (ASP®)
  • Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician® (OHST®)
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician® (CHST®)
  • Safety Trained Supervisor® (STS®)
  • Safety Trained Supervisor Construction® (STSC®)
  • Certified Instructional Trainer® (CIT®)

Keep reading to find steps to prepare for emergencies, best practices, necessary equipment, resources, and helpful answers to questions when an Emergency Action Plan (EAP).