Our pets depend on their human ‘mommy and daddy’. How we plan for our pets prior to encountering a disaster can mean the difference between life and death! Pets are part of our family. I know my rescue dog Flakes (aptly named as he is a bit flaky and very ‘yappie’)Read More
Make sure you team with your Safety and HR management before publishing any of these. They may not be in line with your corporate policies and procedures. You hopefully already have your own awareness tips in place. To the person that thinks he or she is too important…’No, you are notRead More
I suggest you team up with Safety and Security to insure you have a strong network of wardens and searchers. These people are critical to the safety of your employees and the overall evacuation process. Also, network with the fire department to insure you have everything covered. Here a few tipsRead More
This true story taught me to never take anything for granted. Every second counts during an evacuation and you should never waste time. You should never needlessly put yourself in peril. Employee Safety is the Ultimate Concern. I was hosting a tabletop for a company in the mid-west and playingRead More
Your organization MUST be able to account for employees during an evacuation.
IF YOU THINK AN EMPLOYEE IS STILL IN THE BUILDING BUT IN ACTUALITY HE IS NOT, A FIREMAN MAY HAVE TO GO IN NEEDLESSLY TO LOOK FOR HIM – AND THE FIREMAN COULD POSSIBLY LOSE HIS/HER LIFE!