Every organization or establishment should educate the employees, students, or visitors about the emergency situations which may arise in the building. They should inform the people concerned about what steps they need to take in case of an emergency. Hence there should be emergency flipcharts available on every floor, reception area, etc. so that anyone who needs to refer to do it can easily. It is a part of the building maintenance compliance guidelines.

There should be mock fire-drills conducted in every commercial building once a quarter. Even in residential buildings, there should be floor wardens appointed by the apartment maintenance committee. They should educate the residents about the usage of fire extinguishers, what protocols to follow in case there is a fire, earthquake, bomb blast, or any other natural calamity.

Let’s look at some of the most popular emergency flip chart templates that the organizations, residential building committees, schools, universities, mall management teams can follow.

1.    Emergency flip chart template for building owners

This emergency flip chart template is very easy to follow. Each page is marked properly for the user to search for the information easily. If this is used in an organization, one copy should be kept in the reception area of every floor. In residential buildings, it should be available with the security teams and the building maintenance committee members. Periodical checks should be conducted to see if the sand buckets are filled in, fire hose pipes are functional, enough water is available in the emergency reservoir, etc. The building maintenance team should teach the residents how to use a fire extinguisher and educate everyone not to use lifts in case of a fire.

Example Template #1

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2.    Emergency flip chart template for schools and universities

This emergency flip chart template is quite similar to the first one. It is more suitable for a school or educational institution. There is information about suicide helpline, missing student reporting procedures, etc. which prove extremely helpful to other students who are trying to help the students in distress. This template should be available in the warden’s office, principal/headmaster’s office, the student union office, and all other important places in the school.

Example Template #2

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3.    Emergency flip chart template for institutes

This emergency flip chart template is a generic one and can be used by any institute, club, residential association, mall, etc. It has information about all the important emergency service providers and what needs to be done in such situations as sexual harassment, active shooting, civil disturbance, etc., and such situations.

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4.    General emergency flip chart template

This is a customizable emergency flip chart template that any organization can pick up and insert the information based on their requirement. The fonts look interesting and one can insert pictures to explain procedures like CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

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5.    Customizable emergency flip chart template

There are many companies that manufacture emergency flip charts, and you just need to insert your company name, logo, and such information. They will print and send it to your address. If you are in the HR team of a newly formed organization that does not have these procedures in place, you should start with creating these.

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6.    Emergency flip chart template for school buses

Since there are school children involved in this situation, there should be an emergency flip chart template available with the school bus driver always. In case a child is hurt if there is an accident, bomb threat, etc. the children in the bus should know what needs to be done. Sessions should be taken for them to educate them about the same.

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7.    Emergency flip chart template for maintenance staff

In any building, the maintenance staffs carry a lot of items that catch fire easily like cleaning agents which contain alcohol, acid solutions for cleaning, etc. They should be educated about emergency situations and how to safeguard themselves and others in case one is stuck in such a situation. They should be taught basic ways of dousing the fire and saving lives.

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8.    Emergency flip chart template for gyms, pools, entertainment parks

Gyms have a lot of equipment made of plastic and they are easily flammable. In swimming pools and other entertainment parks, there might be an electrical short circuit and fire due to that. Since there are too many people available in the peak hours in these places, there might be a stampede if everyone runs towards the exit outlets. First of all, there should be an ample number of working exits in these places. Often exit doors are jammed with heavy carton boxes carrying other materials. This is absolutely unacceptable.

Example Template #8

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9. Emergency flip chart template for nurses and hospitals

Hospitals and nurse stations have many inflammable materials which contain alcohol, ether, etc. Hence, if there is a fire, there will be a lot of casualties. Patients who are unconscious after surgery, are in a coma, immobile due to an accident, etc. won’t be able to move and die if there is a bomb blast, earthquake, or fire in such places.

Example Template #9

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10. Emergency flip chart template for auditoriums and theaters

There are many people in a small enclosure of an auditorium and theatre, hence, in case of an emergency, there will be a stampede and a lot of people will be injured. Hence it is important to place the exit route plans properly in such areas which get crowded at peak times. The authorities need to ensure there are emergency wardens available who can assist in evacuating the building during emergencies.

Example Template #10

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11. Emergency flip chart template for libraries and study halls

These places are filled with books and hence are easily inflammable. In case there is a fire, the people stuck in these places often find it difficult to move out amidst the heavy desks and tables. A lot of damage happens are many rare books that are out of print are destroyed. Also, any average library contains books worth millions of dollars.

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12. Emergency flip chart template for high-rise buildings

It is nice to stay in a high-rise apartment as you can look at the city from a great height. One is safeguarded from the noise pollution caused by the vehicles passing by. Even air pollution too is much lesser at the top. However, in case of an emergency, people stuck on the upper floors of a high-rise building often fail to save their lives. This situation can be avoided if the building maintenance committee is vigilant and all the emergency protocols are followed.

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13. Emergency flip chart template for malls

Ideally, emergency flip charts should be hung like this on every floor of a mall in huge fonts so that everyone can notice it. Malls have a lot of shops filled with clothes, shoes, books, toys, etc. and in the event of a fire; it can cause a lot of damage to the properties. During peak hours in the evenings and on weekends, there are hundreds of people and if there is any kind of an emergency situation, it might turn very ugly.

There are multiple accidents that happen on the escalators in a normal situation. If too many people try to use it at a time to come down from upper floors, it will be a disaster. The disaster mechanism in a mall should have a mechanism to stop the escalators in case of an emergency and the mall management should know how to operate these systems.

Example Template #13

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14. Emergency flip chart template for stadiums

When there is a match going on in a stadium, there are many people in the audience. Hence in case, there is a bomb threat or fire, there will be a challenge to evacuate so many people safely. The management should be well-equipped to do such a thing and there should be an ample number of exit gates.

Example Template #14

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15. Emergency flip chart template for casinos

Casinos during their hours of operation have a lot of people in one enclosed space. People are often smoking and drinking alcohol and a fire hazard might turn out to be dangerous. The machines, cards, and all other gaming equipment are made of plastic, PVC, and other inflammable items. Hence in case of a fire, there will be many casualties and a lot of loss of wealth. Casinos carry millions of dollars in their regular cash registers and vaults.

Example Template #15

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16. Emergency flip chart template for airplanes

If you are a frequent flier, you would have heard the air hostesses and flight stewards explaining the emergency procedures before the flight takes off. This is the only institution that diligently displays a flip chart template in the seat pockets and each passenger gets an opportunity to be trained. Seldom do people pay attention to these announcements, however, one should be aware of them.

Example Template #16

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17. Emergency flip chart template for laboratories

Laboratories are another place that contains highly inflammable substances. Hence, any fire situation aggravates there very easily. There are multiple acids and there can be accidents due to spilling. People working and students using the laboratory should be trained about emergency procedures. This will help them to save their own lives and the lives of others in case there is an emergency.

Example Template #17

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18. Emergency flip chart template in under-construction buildings

These are extremely dangerous places where multiple accidents happen. Loose boulder or heavy machinery can fall on someone, a mason while working on the site can fall off and hence there should be ample safety measures in a construction site.

Example Template #18

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19. Emergency flip chart template in factories and manufacturing units

There is a lot of heavy machinery in factories and manufacturing units. These places are accident-prone and people lose limbs and even life. However, if the co-workers are aware of the safety procedures, often fingers and limbs saved properly can be joined back. The factory facilities team should get the maintenance of the machinery on a regular basis so that they do not break down.

Example Template #19

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Conclusion

Workplace hazards are extremely commonplace and millions of people become victims of them across the globe. If every organization, school, establishment, or building maintains the safety protocols and educates the people working and living there, a lot of lives can be saved. A lot of accidents can be averted, and people will not lose their body parts in such accidents. Be cautious, be safe!!!