In the event of an emergency, employees are alerted by a verbal announcement defining the type of emergency. The policy of this establishment in the event of fire or other emergency is to assess the level of risk;
- General Evacuation Required, or
- Rapid Evacuation Required
In the case of General Evacuation: All the owners of dogs present in daycare (and/or their emergency contacts) are to be phoned and advised of the situation, and advised to pick up their dogs immediately. Any preparations to avoid hazards are to be put in place by safety staff while evacuation is proceeding. All staff are sent home and expected staff are advised of the situation. All staff are continually updated on the progress of the situation and are advised on when the threat is over.
In the case of Rapid Evacuation: Emergency services are to be called on 000. All staff are to … Click here to read more….