Emergency Response Occupational Safety and Health Administration29 CFR 1910.35–38 - Means of egress and emergency plans.
Emergency Response (Emergency Action Plan) Topics covered1. Means of reporting fires and other emergencies2. Evacuation procedures3. Procedure to account for all employees after an emergency evacuation has been completed4. Names or job titles of persons who can be contacted for further information or explanation of duties under the plan.5. Rescue and medical duties for those employees who are to perform them6. Procedures for employees who remain to operate critical plant operations before they evacuate
Emergency Preparedness Essential elements of emergency preparedness planning: Corporate Management and the Safety Committee will:• Identify hazards and assess risk.• Assess capabilities and resources.• Develop an emergency plan and procedures.• Integrate the plan with the community plan.• Conduct training.• Public relations.• Conduct Drills and Exercises.• Develop Plan Audit Procedures.
OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and PreparednessAdditional Requirements for Workplaces referenced in other standards 29 CFR 1910.35-38: Training: Employee emergency – Review emergency action plan action plan with each employee, or when responsibilities shift, or the Procedures: emergency procedures change. – Prepare and implement a – Provide specific training to written action plan that employees who are expected to includes: assist in evacuation • Emergency escape procedures • Procedures for those who remain to conduct critical operations • Means of reporting fires and emergencies • Procedures to account for employees after the emergency
Workplace Emergency An unforeseen situation that threatens youremployees, customers, or the public, disrupts or shuts down your operations, or causes physical or environmental damage.
Types of Emergency• Shelter in Place Hurricanes• Natural Disatsters, Tornadoes,Earthquakes, Hurricanes• Energy/utility outages• Fire• Hazardous materials releases• Terrorism
Workplace Emergency Reporting and alerting emergencies• Employees must know how to report emergencies• Dial 9-911 to report a fire or simply pull a fire box located in most hallways and doorways.• If needed use a fire extinguisher to clear your point of egress.• Corporate Employees dial “9-911" when reporting medical emergencies that require external emergency services or EMS.• Inform personnel in the area• Inform Management
OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and Preparedness General Requirements for all Workplaces 29 CFR 1926.34: Means of egress Procedures: – Maintain unobstructed egress from every building and structure where employees are working – Mark all exits with signs and mark access to exits where it is not immediately apparent how to exit – The Corporate Facility identifies all exits with appropriate signs and has multiple points of egress. – Egress points are located throughout the warehouse and office areas. – In the event of a shelter in place proceed to the spot marked in the site diagram (blue areas. Do not leave until directed by EMS services or Site management.
OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and Preparedness Count General Requirements for all Workplaces•Each area supervisor willreport any missing personat the time of roll If the Fire Alarm is activated: call tothe Evacuate the Building immediately (alert area manager.•The area managers will people as you go).report the missing person Use Fire Stairwellsto the site emergency Proceed to the Central Evacuationcommander.•The site emergency Meeting Area (See Map) Do not will report thecommanderreenter the building until notified by the Management or the Fire Departmentmissing person to theEMS personnel. •
First Aid RespondersThe company provides training to individuals who volunteer to take training and provide basic first aid and AED support for employees until professional EMS services arrive.
OSHA Requirements Command System Incident for Emergency Response and Preparedness in Construction Industry 29 CFR 1926 VP Operations General Requirements for all Workplaces Site Safety Training: 29 CFR 1926.23: First Aid Manager ExternalCompany and Medical – In the absence of readilyor Agency Fire attention, and Media accessible medical services, HR Director a person with a validMarshalls Medical services 1926.50: certificate in first aid and first aid training Procedures: QA Director – Ensure medical personnel is available for consultation and advice on occupational health matters – Provide suitable facilities for quick drenching and flushing of the eye
Corporate’s OSHA’s Response to Emergency Services•Allow the incident command system tohandle all emergency service needs.•If necessary refer all questions to theincident command personnel.•Corporate wants to ensure emergencyservices personnel receive the correctinformation.
OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and Preparedness Hazardous Substance ReleaseAdditional Requirements for Specific Workplaces/Operations 29 CFR 1926.65: HazWoper, Emergency response to hazardous substance releases •Should a chemical be released or spilled, evacuate the area, notify plant management. You must be HAZWOPR trained to perform containment efforts. •If the spill is a small, non significant quantity, of a non-hazardous material of which you are routinely working with you may clean this up and dispose of cleaning materials appropriately. Notify management of the spill and anyone in the area.
OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and Preparedness- Welding, Grinding Health Hazard Related Standards: Cadmium (Cd)29 CFR 1926.1127: Cadmium Training:– Wrecking, demolishing, and –Provide training to includesalvaging structures emergency procedures, prior to/at–Cutting, brazing, grinding, or the time of initial assignment to awelding job involving potential exposure to CdProcedures: –Ensure employees who must wear–Develop and implement a written respiratory protection receiveplan training (29 CFR 1910.134)–Select and provide appropriaterespirators for emergencies DANGER...CADMIUM...CANCER HAZARD...CAN CAUSE LUNG AND KIDNEY DISEASE...AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY...RESPIRATORS REQUIRED IN THIS AREA
OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and Preparedness 29 CFR 1910.35–38 - Means of egress and emergency plansRequirements that Support Emergency Response and Preparedness 29 CFR 1926.28: Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) 29 CFR 1926.95: Criteria for PPE Procedures: – Provide and ensure the use and maintenance of appropriate PPE for site operations and hazards – Ensure any employee- owned equipment is adequately and properly maintained
Corporate Safety Training Programs•The company has training programs for each type of PPE•Hearing protection•Respiratory protection•Personal protective Equipment (PPE)•Contact your manager of the safety committee for training.
Injuries•Employees -Report all injuries to your area manager.•Managers report all injuries to human resources and uppermanagement.•Complete an incident report as soon as possible (within 24hours unless medically unable).•All injuries requiring medical attention are recorded onOSHA form 300 and are posted in the cafeteria.
Workplace Emergency (Form 300) OSHA’s Recordkeeping and ReportingDeath of one or more employees from a work-relatedincidentIn-patient hospitalization of three or more employees asa result of a work-related incident
OSHA Requirements for Emergency Response and PreparednessFor additional information on Emergency Preparedness, visit OSHA’s web site at www.osha.gov and select “Safety and Health Topics” Emergency preparedness