Individualized emergency response information can help both employees with disabilities and organizations be better prepared for a range of emergencies such as fire, power outages or severe weather.
For example, an employee who cannot hear a fire alarm will need to know how and when to safely exit the building in the event of a fire.
Every employer must provide individualized workplace emergency response information to employees with disabilities if:
With the employee's consent, you must ensure the information is shared with anyone designated to help them in an emergency.
This information must be reviewed when:
Select the heading below to see the date for compliance:
The deadline to comply is January 1, 2012.