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Section 125 of the Canada Labour Code, Part II states that:
"… every employer shall, in respect of every work place controlled by the employer and, in respect of every work activity carried out by an employee in a work place that is not controlled by the employer, to the extent that the employer controls the activity… (o) comply with prescribed standards relating to fire safety and emergency measures; (p) ensure, in the prescribed manner, that employees have safe entry to, exit from and occupancy of the work place."
 
For more information on evacuating people who need assistance in the event of an emergency please visit the Government of Canada’s “Get Prepared” website at http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/rsrcs/pblctns/pplwthdsblts/index-eng.aspx#psn.06.01

To view the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada’s guide for building managers and occupants on evacuating people who need assistance in an emergency visit http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/disability/arc/planning_safety.shtml