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Emergency Management Plan


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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.

*This Emergency Management Plan does not meet the legislative requirements for Major Hazard Facilities.

Is your workplace in QLD, NT, ACT, NSW?  If yes, then it's a requirement under WHS Act 2011 that all workplaces have an Emergency Plan.  

Is your Workplace in SA, WA, VIC or TAS? This is still a crucial part of your Safety Management System.

The Emergency Plan includes:

  • Review Procedures
  • Records
  • Definition of an Emergency
  • Facility Description
  • Emergency Contact Numbers
  • Emergency Management
  • General Emergency Response
  • Emergency Fire Evacuation Procedure
  • Evacuation Communication Procedure
  • Fire Fighting Equipment & Procedures
  • Fire Extinguisher Use
  • First Aid
  • Medical Emergency
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Hazardous Material Emergency Procedure
  • Bomb Threat
  • Information, Training and Instruction
  • Site Plan
  • Evacuation Plan
  • First-Aid Staff Register
  • Training Register
  • Dangerous Goods / Hazardous Chemical Register
  • Emergency Response Drills 
  • MS Word format NOT PDF
  • Site specific details easy to add
  • Instant download delivery

Emergency Plan Extract:

Information, Training and Instruction

  • It is acknowledged that a duty of care exists to ensure that workers are adequately trained to a level of competency sufficient to carry out their emergency management duties
  • Training will detail the expected responsibilities and roles of all staff, reporting details and emergency response procedures. This should also include the required parameters to be deemed competent to handle the emergency situation.
  • Training records will be maintained and updated regularly
  • Where skill deficiencies are detected appropriate training will be provided in a timely manner so that workers can perform their designated duties safely and in accordance with legal obligations.
  • The Manager will ensure that all workers under their control have received training in emergency response
  • Training will be provided formally via Registered Training Organisations where required. Informal training will consist of one on one direct information, instruction and training and Toolbox meetings.
  • Emergency evacuation training will be conducted at least annually
  • New staff will receive information, training and instruction on emergency management procedures at the earliest opportunity e.g. induction.
  • Visitors will receive instruction and/or information on emergency management procedures as applicable
  • Training will be logged in the training register attached to this emergency plan

This document has been developed and provided by SafetyCulture Pty Ltd and is offered for sale by ACRIS Services who are licensed resellers for Australia. SafetyCulture employ former WorkSafe Inspectors to research and write documents ensuring safe work practices can be understood and followed by employees performing high risk activities in the course of their duties. SafetyCulture's mission is to make Safety A Way Of Life for workers across the world by providing documentation through software and printable files.