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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947


Information for businesses to consider when making emergency plans.

Employee Fire and Life Safety: Developing a Preparedness Plan and Conducting Emergency Evacuation Drills

Excerpts from the book "Introduction to Employee Fire and Life Safety" by the National Fire Protection Association.

OSHA Evacuation Plans and Procedures eTool

Online tool from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to help businesses develop an emergency action plan. Business

Preparedness planning tools for businesses from the website

Red Cross Ready Rating Program

Ready Rating is a program that helps businesses, schools and organizations become prepared for disasters and other emergencies.