OSHA Training Requirements - Emergency Action Plans
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1910.38 – Emergency Action Plans
(b)- Written and oral emergency action plans. An emergency action plan must be in writing, kept in the workplace, and available to employees for review. However, an employer with 10 or fewer employees may communicate the plan orally to employees.
(e) – Training. An employer must designate and train employees to assist in a safe and orderly evacuation of other employees.
(f) – Review of emergency action plan. An employer must review the emergency action plan with each employee covered by the plan:
(1) – When the plan is developed or the employee is assigned initially to a job;
(2) – When the employee’s responsibilities under the plan change; and
(3) – When the plan is changed.