Emergency Preparedness: Strategies To Ensure Business Continuity And Worker Safety In The Wake Of A Disaster
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Disaster can strike at any time, which means now is as good a time as any to take a close look at your Emergency Action Plan (EAP) so you’re prepared no matter how large or small the impact is.
Certain areas are more likely to face seasonal events. Add to the list sporadic events, like earthquakes, fires, explosion, and power loss, and it is apparent that disaster preparation is not only wise, it is essential, and can help to mitigate the negative impact of such events.
According to OSHA, almost every business is required to have an EAP. The primary purpose of an EAP is to make sure employees can safely exit the facility in the event of an emergency; but there are other important regulatory requirements that you need to consider and incorporate to ensure your EAP is compliant, including specific training and documentation.
Join us when Attorney Nickole Winnett, a principal at Jackson Lewis, will discuss best practices that will ensure that your EAP successfully meets regulatory requirements. She will also reveal how you can protect your workers and guarantee that your business will be up and running again after an unexpected disaster.
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- Use the wide range of resources made available by FEMA during National Preparedness Month to help your organization prepare for emergencies
- Assess the EAP related requirements including 1926.35 and 1910.38 as they apply to your organization
- Consider OSHA requirements and violations associated with EAPs
- Determine what type of emergencies to plan for
- Identify the critical disruptions that could occur for your organization in likely emergency scenarios
- Assess which departments should be involved in developing your facility’s EAP
- Evaluate EAP best practices
- Successfully involve management, line supervision, and employees in the EAP
- Assure that your “written” EAP meets the OSHA requirements for documentation
- Identify the type of training that needs to be included in EAP
- Evaluate suggested strategies for developing evacuation and exit routes
- Assess suggested ways for developing adequate procedures for reporting emergencies
- Consider OSHA requirements for reviewing your EAP and how often and when should you conduct a review
Nickole Winnett, Esq.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Nickole Winnett, is a member of the Workplace Safety and Health practice group, is co-author of Jackson Lewis’ OSHA Law Blog and an avid speaker and writer on safety and health matters.
Ms. Winnett advises clients regarding workplace safety and health matters, and represents employers on litigation, administrative and rulemaking matters before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. She routinely provides OSHA inspection and safety and health compliance counseling to all types of employers. She has reviewed and drafted disaster response and business continuity plans on behalf of clients to ensure that they meet OSHA requirements. Ms. Winnett also represents employers during investigations and litigation arising under numerous whistleblower provisions and employment statutes.
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