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ICP Template Sample - Have You Established Your Evacuation Routes?

Addressing evacuation routes, muster points, headcount procedures, safe distances, places of refuge, and shelter-in-place and emergency shut-down procedures. It also identifies steps the facility takes if areas outside plant boundaries could be impacted by an emergency event at the facility. This section complies with the requirements of 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120(q)(2)(ii); 29 C.F.R. § 1910.119; and 40 C.F.R. § 68.

Potential Causes for Evacuation

The facility uses numerous chemicals that, if released or spilled in large quantities, could require partial or total evacuation of a building or of a facility. In addition, other events may also require partial or total building evacuations. These events include, without limitation: fires; severe weather, and bomb threats.

Evacuation Decision and Notice

All employees are trained to notify supervision upon:

  • Discovering a spill or release of any chemical;
  • Fire; or
  • Learning of any situation that could cause evacuation.

All employees are trained for emergency situations. This training includes familiarization with the Emergency Evacuation Plan drawing as well as basic instruction in the (YOUR ENTITY NAME HERE) emergency decision tree flow diagrams.

ERT personnel also receive the basic instruction per the decision tree flow diagrams and receive training in responder specific decision trees.

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