Preparing for Emergency Evacuations
As a result of COVID-19, building owners and managers are implementing new office procedures and protocols to promote social distancing and exposure prevention. As these protocols are developed, property professionals should consider how to handle mandatory fire drill requirements and emergency or fire alarm evacuations. The following information can be used to help guide these discussions and offers considerations for building owners and managers as they review and update their evacuation procedures. All changes to your fire and safety drills and evacuation procedure plans must be reviewed by your local fire official to ensure you remain in compliance with applicable fire codes.Check our BOMA International's guidance document emergency evacuations.