Why you need an employee alarm system

An employee alarm system is crucial for satisfying the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.165 regulation. This regulation mandates that employers must establish a reliable and effective means of communication to promptly notify employees of emergencies.

Empowering employees to be part of an early warning system related to an emergency action plan can be the difference between life, death, and catastrophic property damage. Providing employees with a way to take action in an emergency is not only meeting the needs and safety of a workforce, but an employee alert system can satisfy requirements set forth by the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.165 standard regarding an employee alarm system. Does the alarm standard apply to me? OSHA’s employee alarm systems standard [29 CFR 1910.165] applies to all employers that use an alarm system to satisfy any OSHA standard that requires employers to provide an early warning for emergency action, or reaction time for employees to safely escape the work place, the immediate work area, or both.