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What is an evacuation assembly area?

What is an evacuation assembly area?

An evacuation assembly area is a safe zone away from a building, marked in advance, where your employees and guests can congregate in the event of an emergency evacuation, such as a fire. This should be at a safe distance from the building, it should be universally known by your employees, and it should enable […]

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Know before you go: Hurricane safety tips for new coastal residents

Know before you go: Hurricane safety tips for new coastal residents

Almost 100 million Americans live within 80 kilometers of a coast and so risk being in the path of a hurricane. Although we haven’t seen a major hurricane since 2005, this might just be the calm before the storm. The long-term effects of previous hurricanes are still being felt, which can influence people’s decisions on […]

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