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Which exit should you use to evacuate?
Two exit routes. The exit routes must be located as far away as practical from each other so that if one exit route is blocked by fire or smoke, employees can evacuate using the second exit route.
What are the rules for evacuation?
Emergency Evacuation Instructions
- Stay calm.
- Safely stop your work.
- Gather your personal belongings if it is safe to do so.
- If safe, close your office door and window, but do not lock them.
- Use the nearest safe stairs and proceed to the nearest exit.
- Proceed to the designated emergency evacuation assembly area.
How do you decide where to evacuate?
How To Choose An Evacuation Location
- One location should be near your neighborhood, to be used in an emergency that only impacts your home.
- One location should be out of your immediate area but in the same state .
What is a bus evacuation?
Evacuate your Bus means to leave the Bus quickly and safely. The following information and procedures will help you to do just that. Someday your Bus Driver may need your assistance to evacuate your school bus.
Where should evacuation plans be posted?
Evacuation maps, just like any other visual communication tool, should be placed in areas that catch the eyes of employees to remind them of emergency evacuation protocols. They should be in areas where emergency exits are not readily apparent and in well-lit spaces for employees to be able to see the map.
What is evacuation area?
Emergency evacuation is the urgent immediate egress or escape of people away from an area that contains an imminent threat, an ongoing threat or a hazard to lives or property.
Where should fire assembly point be located?
The assembly point should be located far enough away from the building to afford protection from heat and smoke in a fire situation but not so far away as to discourage people from using it.
What are the four rules of emergency evacuation?
Act in accordance with directions given by emergency control personnel and evacuate the building immediately. Assist with the general evacuation if directed to do so by emergency control personnel. Assist with the evacuation of disabled occupants. In a fire, do not use a lift to evacuate a building.
What are the 4 types of evacuation?
Four Types of Evacuations
- Stay in Place. The first type of evacuation is known as stay in place and is used during a chemical or biological attack.
- Building Evacuation. The second type of evacuation is a building evacuation.
- Campus Evacuation. The third type of evacuation is a campus evacuation.
- City Evacuation.
How do you do an emergency evacuation on a school bus?
- Park the bus as close to the shoulder of the road as possible.
- Stand facing the rear of the bus.
- Give the command: “Remain seated; prepare to evacuate.”
- Turn toward the front of the bus.
- Move backwards to the first occupied seat.
- Starting with either the left or the right seat:
Are evacuation maps required by OSHA?
OSHA doesn’t explicitly require maps, but they are a good way to show exit routes to employees and visitors. Employers can determine how many maps they want and where to post them. There is no requirement on where to display them. Employers should check with a local fire marshal for any code requirements.