Manufacturing & Distribution
Maps for Manufacturing & Distribution
In an environment with lots of people and moving equipment, keeping workers safe should always be the highest priority. As well as complying with local fire codes, manufacturers often must meet OSHA requirements for emergency action planning and follow NFPA pre-incident planning standards. Proper and up-to-date fire evacuation maps, severe weather maps, and security maps help prepare for emergencies and guide building occupants to safety during an emergency. Maps must be customized for each specific location while meeting various regulatory requirements. Our on-staff safety experts and illustrators will make sure every map is up to code and meets all national, state, and local regulations.
Map Holders & Frames
Make sure your map or emergency plan is properly displayed and accessible.
Why Manufacturers Need Safety Maps
U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 37,910 fires at industrial or manufacturing properties each year (National Fire Protection Association). Planning and risk assessment is the best way to prepare for fire, severe weather, or security threats before they happen. Not only are maps an important part of OSHA’s emergency planning requirements, but the more accurate and up-to-date your maps are, the better prepared you and local authorities will be for an emergency.
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Manufacturing Map Requirements
Evacuation and safety maps must often comply with specific sets of regulations including local fire codes and OSHA regulations. Floor plans or workplace maps are an important part of OSHA’s emergency action planning (EAP) and are required to include specific features. For example, EAP maps must clearly show emergency escape routes and include color-coding so employees can easily determine their route assignments. Other map features may include (but are not limited to) fire exit doors, primary and secondary egress routes, location of safety equipment, labeled stairwells, building mechanicals, and shutoffs.