Evacuation Drills & Procedures


In the workplace, health and safety regulations are paramount to the well-being of the employees and the employer.

Emergency Evacuation Drills & Procedures

Conduct Evacuations & Emergency Drills


One of the most devastating losses to an organisation is the loss of human life. An emergency evacuation plan can make life-or-death differences for your staff, visitors, vendors and programme participants. The Emergency Evacuation Drills & Procedures course provides the learner with the necessary skills to successfully manage the emergency evacuation of staff, or a building, should an emergency arise.
Emergency evacuation drills should also be conducted at least twice a year, to ensure that the company environment is prepared and ready to evacuate when the need arises.


  • Identify the nature of the emergency to inform further action
  • Prioritise and grade the emergency in order to determine evacuation drills and or emergency signals to be used
  • Collate information regarding the emergency for relaying purposes
  • Conduct continued threat and risk assessments in own area of responsibility

Course Prerequisite

Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3

Language of Delivery


Delivery Methods

Course is facilitated by a competent subject matter trainer, who utilises a combination of the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Play; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVD’s; Games, Slide Shows & Written Questions.

Training & Evaluation

Training on a 50% theoretical and 50% practical basis.

Who should attend?

All staff


1 Day


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • SAIOSH Accredited (2 CPD credits/points)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire
  • Certificate: Recognised by the Department of Labour & SAIOSH Accredited
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 2 years from date of issue

Course outline