How to Prepare for an Emergency at Work
Are you prepared if disaster happens at work? Read these tips from the pros on what to do in the case of an emergency.
Friday, October 18, 2019
by: SDG&E

Section: News

Proper planning and preparation in advance can teach employees how to respond, help protect operations and save lives should an emergency occur. Watch this video on emergency preparedness for your business. And, here are five ways to stay safe in your workplace.  
  • Know the location of the nearest exits, evacuation routes, automated external defibrillator (AED) and fire extinguishers 
  • Know your building security and floor leaders 
  • Participate in emergency exercises, drills and training programs 
  • Advise your supervisor of potential hazards so these can be corrected  
  • Eliminate potential fire hazards by keeping offices and cubicles free from paper clutter and recycle all unnecessary paper   

Don’t forget… if you see a downed power line or suspect a natural gas leak, leave the area immediately and call SDG&E at 1-800-411-7343 or 911. Never touch a fallen power line or anything in contact with it. Find more safety tips, here.