Disabled Evacuation Course - ACT Safety Group

Disabled Evacuation Course

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• This ½ day course aims to provide information to those responsible for dealing with persons who have a disability in the workplace or those visiting a workplace.


• Explain the ineffectiveness of some of the conventional means of escape measures for persons who have problems with their mobility, vision, hearing and/or those with learning difficulties or mental health problems


• Legal reasons in relation to persons with a disability at the workplace
• Moral reasons for dealing with persons with a disability
• PEEP’s (Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan)

Types of disability including:

• Sensory impairments, such as hearing or sight
• Impairments that fluctuate or recur
• Progressive impairments
• Organ specific conditions
• Developmental disorders
• learning disabilities
• Mental health conditions
• Mobility issues