Emergency Grab Bag What & Why
In the UK, recent events in addition to the latest government guidance* are prompting businesses to re-evaluate their risk management and crisis response. Here, a crucial component is the so called Emergency Grab Bag or Crisis Response Kit. As the UK's Emergency Preparedness specialist, we have many years of experience in making Grab Bags; that is both standard and bespoke emergency kits for business of all sizes. For more information see about us and the network of satisfied EVAQ8 customers.
Each business is unique so you may wish to assemble your own kit for your Business Preparedness. To help you assemble your own busines grab bag, we have put together a list of suggested emergency grab bag contents. For more information also see
Unlike Business Contigency Kits which are designed for 'invacuation', lock-down or shelter-inplace, a Business Grab Bag is used during any incident that requires the safe evacuation of your premises. It should contain essential equipment and information as listed below. Both types of kits have also been referred to as Crisis Incident Kits or Crisis Response Kits in recently published government guidance. **
Recommended Business Grab Bag contents
|Information & Documentation|
radio & electrics | torch
|Health & Safety|
|Security & Site Safety|
|Food & Water|
The above list is a general recommendation. Every business is different and your Business Grab Bag content should reflect your particular Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity needs.
Standard emergency grab bags for the workplace are available for immediate dispatch, for example Emergency Grab Bag or Incident Controller Grab Bag for Business. All items in stock. Orders placed before 1pm ship the same day.
Contigency Kit 20 Persons
Contingency Kit 40 Persons
Site Evacuation Kit 100 Persons
Incident Controller GrabBag
Business Grab Bag
* National Counter Terrorism Security Advice Office (NaCTSO), 2017 ‘crowded places guidance’ recommends a crisis response kit. The guidance is aimed at retail shops, events, transport and night time economy (NTE) such as pubs, clubs, cinemas, theatres, cafés, restaurants etc. and other businesses. For more information also see Business Preparedness.