Group Emergency Evacuation Plans, or GEEPs, are critical documents needed for public buildings with visitors unfamiliar with evacuation arrangements. An effective GEEP reduces risk and could be the difference between a safe evacuation and a major disaster.

A workplace PEEP can be developed and implemented relatively easily for any employee who has self-disclosed their own needs. However, people with disability may not always be so forward in disclosing or discussing their abilities and may not wish to disclose any activity limitation for fear of repercussions. It’s therefore…