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717 Emergency Action Plans
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Several Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards explicitly require employers to have emergency action plans for their workplaces. Emergency preparedness is a well-known concept in protecting workers' safety and health. This course also discusses the OSHA requirements detailed in 29 CFR 1910.38 (Emergency Action Plan). This standard is important for employers, managers, training directors, and other safety professionals.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 Describe the three primary disaster categories and give examples.
LO 1.1.2 Describe the purpose and primary components of an Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
LO 1.2.1 Describe EAP evaluation and development activities.
LO 1.3.1 Describe EAP policies and procedures for evacuation.
LO 1.4.1 Describe positions and responsibilities for operations and training.
LO 1.5.1 Discuss requirements for reviewing and updating the EAP.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)