Santa Clara County Fire Department

Evacuation Planning and Reviews

If you need assistance developing or updating the evacuation plan for your business, health care facility, school or home, the Santa Clara County Fire Department can supply you with helpful guidelines. If you are interested in receiving this information, please contact the Public Education Office.

The Santa Clara County Fire Department will provide a trained representative to observe evacuation drills and provide feedback for schools, businesses and health care facilities. To request an evacuation drill review, please contact the Public Education Office.

Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness:
www.ready.gov/are-you-ready-guide
Includes facts on disaster survival techniques, disaster-specific information, and how to prepare for and respond to both natural and man-made disasters.

Avoiding Earthquake Damage: A Checklist for Homeowners
www.ready.gov/are-you-ready-guide

Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry
www.fema.gov/pdf/library/bizindst.pdf
Download a Step-By-Step Approach to Emergency Planning, Response and Recovery for Companies of All Sizes

Emergency Preparedness Checklist
www.fema.gov/pdf/library/epc.pdf

Burn Institute
www.burninstitute.org
Every family should plan and practice a fire escape plan with all members of the household. Use this on-line tool to design and print your family's Fire Escape Plan.

Additional helpful links

72 Hours, Are You Prepared?: 72hours.org

American Red Cross: www.redcross.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov

County of Santa Clara Official Website (Handling Emergencies): www.sccgov.org

Disaster Help: www.disasterhelp.gov

Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): www.fema.gov

Home Safety Council: http://www.safekids.org/safety-basics/safety-resources-by-risk-area/

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): www.nfpa.org

National Safety Council: www.nsc.org

US Department of Homeland Security: www.ready.gov

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