Emergency management is something that involves a large number of people, so it’s imperative for everyone to gain an awareness of how emergencies are managed in their business. For example, where does emergency management sit in concerning your business’ priorities?
There are many reasons why an organisation should implement an emergency plan. Emergency Management should aim to
The Emergency Plan is required to prepare the company for the unexpected. More than just having the emergency plan, the execution of the emergency plan must be the focus. It should be carried out as efficiently as possible when real emergencies arise.
Ideally, an emergency plan must be crafted holistically, taking into consideration various factors such
Some companies see a business evacuation plan simply as a means to tick a compliance box. Others, on the other hand, believe that emergency planning is a cost, not a worthwhile investment that will support business growth. If you are one of those who still put an evacuation plan low on your business priority list,
Markets have a massive appeal to people from all walks of life. To ensure the safety of hundreds and even thousands of patrons visiting these markets each day, the need for a well-established and tested fire evacuation plan is an absolute must. Fire safety training is a crucial element in this plan, not only to
Businesses turn to evacuation services to ensure employee safety, emergency preparedness, and compliance with Australian Standards and Regulations. However, having these services in place doesn’t always guarantee workplace safety. Implementing an effective emergency plan requires the full support and cooperation of building owners, facility managers, tenants, and general occupants.
How can evacuation services promote workplace safety?
Workplace safety initiatives are a must now more than ever. With the Australian economy’s annual loss reaching $60 billion due to work-related injuries and diseases, and a record of 3532 deaths in the workplace since 2013, companies must start investing heavily in upholding employee safety and protection.
Invest in workplace safety initiatives
Improving workers’ safety mindedness brings
The entire world watched in shock as Grenfell Tower in West London stood burning overnight on June 14, 2017. But the sight of the burning 24-storey apartment building tells an even darker story than the ashes it left behind. The “inferno tower” is now facing serious scrutiny about its construction and fire evacuation procedure, as
If general occupants are properly trained on actions to do in emergency evacuations, they stand a greater chance of safely exiting the facility unscathed. But emergencies can, unfortunately, bring out the worst in people. When panic, confusion, and chaos ensue, people are prone to making wrong decisions and endangering themselves even further during a crisis.
A business fire evacuation plan is more than just an exit strategy during a fire emergency. It gives you a glimpse of how a company cares for the welfare of employees and how they cultivate safety mindedness within the organisation. Without a fire evacuation plan, businesses will not just suffer the backlash of property and
Fire evacuations don’t always end in the safe egress of people from a burning facility. Unfortunately, many things could still go wrong even with the most airtight emergency plan and strict safety regulations. Hence facility managers must know these three factors that affect the success of fire evacuations.
Compliance with standards and regulations relating to