Way too many executives/administrators think that they’re NOT required by law to train all employees for emergencies in their workplace.
Every employer in America is required by law to train all employees without exception.
Emergency Insight #1: You shall train annually, at hire, in a classroom using a “qualified” trainer. On-screen training is OK as a supplement, never as the substitute for classroom training.
Emergency Insight #2: Your plan has to be all hazards for any and all foreseeable circumstances—as the lawyers say. So, your training has to be all hazards.
Want to see the legal citations to which you are subject? Review the
“10 Commandments of Emergency Training.”
This is your legal brief detailing your obligations under federal law.
Emergency Insight #3: Guess who is the responsible party at your workplace under law for federal safety regulations? Your CEO! Does s/he know this? Shouldn’t s/he? Wouldn’t you? It’s all in our “10 Commandments of Emergency Training.”