Emergency Action Plan

Approximately 145 fatalities per year are the result of fires and explosions (3% of total fatalities). There has been a long and tragic history of workplace fatalities related to fires and explosions. In addition to fires and explosions, other incidents in the workplace may require emergency actions to protect employees.

Examples of emergency incidents requiring evacuation or shelter-in-place:

  • Fires and explosions
  • Severe weather
  • Hazardous materials spills/releases
  • Workplace violence