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Emergencies can strike anyone, anytime, anywhere. If a disaster should occur while you're at work or your business, you need to have a plan for how to respond. Below are some general guidelines for preparing for an emergency at the workplace. 

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  • Know your workplace emergency plan and alert system:
    • Participate in fire drills and don't ignore fire alarms
    • Make sure you know how to get to stair exits
  • Know who your fire marshals are.
  • Keep an emergency supply kit at your workplace.
  • Know locations of common emergency equipment, including:
    • AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators)
    • First Aid kit
  • Take First Aid and CPR classes