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Emergency and Fire Preparedness Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Identify dangers associated with fire and other emergencies
  • Distinguish between emergency action and fire prevention plans and recall general requirements
  • Recall the importance of emergency exits
  • Recognize actions to take in response to emergency alarms

Available in English

7 Minutes

This lesson creates awareness about the dangers of fire and other emergencies, provides an overview of the requirements for emergency action and fire prevention plans, and touches on best practices for responding to alarms and practicing preparedness through drills. This lesson does not cover how to prepare for hazardous waste material emergencies or responses such as cleanup.

For more information on our Fire Safety preparedness course, go here.

Course Outline
  • Emergency and Fire Preparedness Overview
Regulations
  • 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart L: Fire Protection
  • 29 CFR Part 1926.35: Emergency Action Plans
  • 29 CFR Part 1910.36: Exit Route Design and Construction
  • 29 CFR Part 1910.37: Maintenance, Safeguards, and Operational Features for Exit Routes
  • 29 CFR Part 1910.38: Emergency Action Plans
  • 29 CFR Part 1910.39: Fire Prevention Plans
  • 29 CFR Part 1910.165: Employee Alarm System