Information on evacuation in the workplace
Evacuation is an important safety and health issue in workplaces. By law those who have control of a workplace must ensure that the workplace and all entrances and exits are safe so that people may enter, leave and use the workplace without exposure to hazards.
Frequently asked questions
- Why should emergency evacuation planning take place?
- What are the types of emergencies to consider when planning evacuation procedures?
- Who is responsible for evacuation procedures in the workplace?
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