Workplace Emergency Drills


• All workers with disabilities should participate in drills
• Some workers might not be able to participate in drills due to their disability but one-on-one training should be provided
• Workers with disabilities and the people assisting them should be comfortable with the drills and be trained on how to properly evacuate the building
• If the workers says he/she does not need assistance, but is harming other workers evacuation, they should be talked to directly and privately about the situation
• Work with the building security and include them in your drill; also train them on how to assist a worker with a disability
• Talk to other businesses in your building and area about their emergency procedures
• Talk to the local fire and ambulance to make them aware that there are workers with disabilities
• Talk to organizations who can provide specific information about disability emergency planning

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