What is an “Assembly Point" and Head counting procedure?
The area determined and marked, for assemble of people working the area in case of any emergency.
What is meant by “Head counting”? What is the purpose?
On hearing emergency alarm, all people have to assemble in “Assembly Muster Point”.
There area supervisor will call his workers with attendance sheet and confirm that nobody is trapped in the site. This procedure is called head counting. Its purpose is to ensure all workers are present in the assembly area, they are safely evacuated and identify the person if anybody is trapped and take necessary actions to rescue these trapped workers.