BEFORE AN EMERGENCY OCCURS

 

 

This is what you should do:

           

   

1.         KNOW the established emergency procedures for your building and your work area.

2.        Register for PURPLE ALERT

3.         KNOW the hazards of any materials or equipment and the precautions that accompany them in your building and work area.

4.        KNOW two means of egress from your building.

5.        KNOW the locations of fire alarm pull stations.

6.        KNOW the locations of portable fire extinguishers and how to use them

7.         KNOW the locations of the nearest first aid kit.

 

 

 

 

The expected outcome is:

 

1.                You will know what to do in case of an emergency.

2.                You will receive electronic warning of an impending emergency. 

3.                You will know how to protect yourself and your co-workers.

4.                You will know how to exit your building should an evacuation be required.

5.                You will be able to warn others of the presence of a fire.

6.                You will be able to extinguish small fires and prevent large-scale damage.

7.                You will be able to obtain first aid supplies within a short period of time.

 

 

  

Knowing what to do before an emergency happens can mean

the difference between life and death or serious injury.