An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a policy document that outlines employer and employee actions during workplace emergencies. Emergency Action Plans help businesses can help keep employees safe, minimize confusion, and mitigate further risks and damages during an emergency by ensuring that employees are informed of the proper procedures to take when an emergency happens.
This Emergency Action Plan will cover essential elements, such as evacuation procedures and workplace emergency escape route assignments, procedures to account for all employees after an emergency evacuation has been completed, and means of reporting fires and other workplace emergencies.
Regardless of if you are being proactive, or need to make a plan for risk mitigation, insurance or legal reasons, emergencies can happen at any time and confusion during an unexpected emergency can make a situation worse so make an Emergency Plan for your business.
When to use an Emergency Action Plan:
You are an employer who is required to document emergency procedures.
You are an employer who wants to outline safety guidelines during emergencies.
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