Emergency and Fire Preparedness

Learning objectives

  • Identify dangers associated with fire and other emergencies
  • Recall requirements for emergency action and fire prevention plans
  • Recognize housekeeping guidelines for fire prevention
  • Recall the importance of emergency exits and identify their components
  • Recognize actions to take in response to emergency alarms

Course overview

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.
  • 25 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Fire and Emergency Dangers
  • Emergency Action and Fire Prevention Plans
  • Emergency Exits
  • Emergency Alarm Response
  • 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
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