Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1910
• Part Title: Occupational Safety and Health Standards
• Subpart: E
• Subpart Title: Means of Egress
• Standard Number: 1910.38
• Title: Emergency action plans.
• GPO Source: e-CFR



1910.38(a)
Application. An employer must have an emergency action plan whenever an OSHA standard in this part requires one. The requirements in this section apply to each such emergency action plan.
1910.38(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.
1910.38(c)
Minimum elements of an emergency action plan. An emergency action plan must include at a minimum:
1910.38(c)(1)
Procedures for reporting a fire or other emergency;
..1910.38 (c)(2)

1910.38(c)(2)
Procedures for emergency evacuation, including type of evacuation and exit route assignments;
1910.38(c)(3)
Procedures to be followed by employees who remain to operate critical plant operations before they evacuate;
1910.38(c)(4)
Procedures to account for all employees after evacuation;
1910.38(c)(5)
Procedures to be followed by employees performing rescue or medical duties; and
1910.38(c)(6)
The name or job title of every employee who may be contacted by employees who need more information about the plan or an explanation of their duties under the plan.
1910.38(d)
Employee alarm system. An employer must have and maintain an employe