Smart plans are critical. But, if we don’t get the words off the paper and into people’s heads, we have failed. Sandy Hook reinforces that training is everything given that people can’t and won’t run to look at binders for response in a real emergency. What are the legal requirements for training? What are the current practices and obstacles in organizations regarding training? What are the proven ways to train for emergency response? How does your organization compare?
1. Review what are the laws, regulations and standards that control emergency plan training? How will law suits affect you and your organization?
2. Clarify what are –versus what should be—the overriding attitude of managers in training employees in emergency response?
3. Specify what are the obstacles and consistent mistakes organizations make in emergency training?
4. Do we need to train the Emergency Team differently than the rest of employees? How to protect your management?