Emergency Action Plans & Fire Prevention Plans

The United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requires ALL employers to have an Emergency Action Plan (29 CFR 1910.38) (Title 8 Section 3220) and Fire Prevention Plan (29 CFR 1910.39) (Title 8 Section 3221) with specific regulations. Employers must review the plans with each employee and designate and train employees to assist in a safe and orderly evacuation of other employees. The plans must be in writing, kept in the workplace and available for employees to review.

OSHA Penalties

Type of Violation Penalty
Posting Requirements
$13,260 per violation
Failure to Abate $13,260 per day beyond the abatement date
Willful or Repeated $132,598 per violation
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