*This Emergency Management Plan does not meet the legislative requirements for Major Hazard Facilities.
Is your workplace in QLD, NT, ACT, NSW, SA, or TAS? If yes, then it's a requirement under WHS Act 2011 that all workplaces have an Emergency Plan.
Is your Workplace in WA or VIC? There are requirements under WA & VIC legislation regarding emergency and evacuation preparedness and procedures. This is still a crucial part of your Safety Management System.
The Emergency Plan assists you in meeting your WHS obligation to develop a plan for your business so your workers know what to do in the event of an emergency.
The Emergency Plan has been developed in compliance with WHS Act 2011 and WHS Regulations 2011. This comprehensive 19 page document can be easily implemented and is suitable for all businesses.
The Emergency Plan can be bundled together with the WHS (OHS) Systems so you have all the foundation documents you need to safely and efficiently manage your worksite.
The Emergency Plan includes:
1.1 Review Procedures
1.2 Document Control
1.4 Definition of an Emergency
Section 2 Facility Description
Section 3 Emergency Contact Numbers
Section 4 Emergency Management
4.1 General Emergency Response
4.2 Emergency Fire Evacuation Procedure
4.3 Evacuation Communication Procedures
4.4 Fire Fighting Equipment and Procedures
4.5 Fire Extinguisher Use
Section 5 First Aid
5.1 Medical Emergency
Section 6 Hazardous Materials
6.1 Hazardous Material Emergency Procedure
Section 7 Bomb Threat
Section 8 Information, Training and Instruction
Section 9 Site Plan
Section 10 Evacuation Plan
Section 11 Appendices
11.1 A – First Aid Staff Register
11.2 B –Training Register
11.3 C – Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Chemicals Register
11.4 D – Emergency Response Drills
Emergency Plan Extract:
Information, Training and Instruction
Posted by John Kraft on 30th Nov 2012
The Emergency Plan is a very well written document and a very easy template to utilise to build up our specific needs for Emergency Plans.
Using the template has saved our organisation significant amounts of time and effort normally associated with creating these types of documents "from scratch."
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