chapter  25
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Safety and security

Entries to and exits from facilities must be clearly marked and equipped with panic hardware. Emergency procedures need to be posted and followed. Facilities must comply with appropriate codes and regulations. Telephone and other emergency call systems must be available, together with first-aid equipment and materials. Building users must comply with eye-guard and footwear requirements. All activities must be conducted in accordance with the appropriate rules and guidelines, which are developed to incorporate safety standards. Facilities must be cleaned regularly and equipment inspected periodically. If equipment is found to be damaged or defective then it should be repaired or replaced promptly.