Every company should have an evacuation plan for a workplace emergency. Do you know what the evacuation plan is for the client company you are placed at? Are you even familiar with what a workplace emergency is?
What is a workplace emergency?
A workplace emergency is an unforeseen situation that threatens employees, customers, or the public; disrupts or shuts down operations; or causes physical or environmental damage. Emergencies may be natural or manmade and include the following: Floods, Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Fires, Toxic gas releases, Chemical spills, Radiological accidents, Explosions, Civil disturbances, and Workplace violence resulting in bodily harm and trauma.
One part of being safe on the job is being familiar with your employers workplace emergency evacuation plan. Do not be afraid to ask what it is. Get familiar with it. Ask questions. Make sure those around you know what it is as well.
The Forge Safety Team is here to help you! We always want to keep you and other employees of Forge safe while on the job. This means we often need your help in communicating anything you feel is unsafe.
You can email, call, or fill out the contact us form on our website (see below).
Stay safe and never hesitate to reach out with any questions you have!
– The Forge Safety Team