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Video: Build a Workplace Preparedness Kit

Be Prepared at Work

Learn what should go into a workplace preparedness kit in this two minute video.

Workplace Emergency Kit Checklist

  • Medications, prescription list, copies of medical cards, doctors’ names and contact information
  • Medical consent forms for dependants and copies of personal identification
  • First aid kit and handbook
  • Non-latex gloves, dust masks
  • Spare eyeglasses or contact lenses and cleaning solution
  • Whistle (to alert rescuers of your location)
  • Sturdy shoes, change of clothes, blanket
  • Emergency cash (ATMs require power and might not work)
  • Local road maps
  • List of emergency out-of-area contact phone numbers
  • Bottled water, non-perishable foods high in water and calories
  • Flashlight with extra batteries and light bulbs
  • Comfort items such as games, books or writing supplies
  • Toiletries and personal care supplies
  • Extra keys for car, home, office, safe deposit box, etc.

Download the "Workplace Emergency Kit" checklist (pdf)