Your organization should have in place methods of handling sudden unexpected situations to reduce possible consequences of an emergency.

This section will provide:

  • identification of potential emergency situations where there is risk of illness or injury;
  • plans to respond to emergency situations and to prevent or mitigate any illness or injury;
  • identification of the necessary resources to implement the plan effectively;
  • periodic testing of emergency plans through drills and similar activities;
  • periodic review and updating of procedure(s)
  • communication with employees and provide training so that they can fulfill their duties and responsibilities with respect to the plans and procedures; and
  • communication with contractors, visitors, relevant emergency response services, government authorities, and the local community, as appropriate.