- Identifying workplace hazards and conditions that were previously unnoticed.
- Identifying required emergency resources, training and equipment (or lack of).
- The opportunity to address any identified deficiencies or hazardous conditions.
- Preparing for emergencies displays the organization’s commitment to safety, boosting employee morale as a result.
- Promotes safety awareness.
- Increases productivity.
- Limit the negative effects on your employees and company.
Despite the unique and highly complex challenges of individual industries, with professional guidance, your company can take a proactive approach to develop an Emergency Action Plan. It does not matter what industry you are in, if you prepare to accomplish these four goals, you can significantly limit the amount of damage caused by sudden or unexpected situations and emergencies.
- Preservation of life and health
- Reduce damage to assets and property
- Protect the environment and the community
- Resume normal business operations as soon as possible
Chris Hall – SSH, STC Consultant