Emergency Response Planning

Emergency response planning is one of the key elements to include in your occupational health and safety program. This program allows you to plan out how you would respond to an emergency in the event of, which can result in saving lives, property, revenue, and more.

In this instructor-led course, you will explore the importance of emergency response planning as a part of your health and safety plan. Your emergency response plan is a business continuity or contingency plan that defines:

  • How you will respond to emergencies
  • How to continue operations in the event of an emergency
  • How to prepare your team for an emergency
  • The roles and responsibilities throughout your emergency response
Goals and Objectives
  • Understand the importance of having an internal emergency response team
  • Understand the significance of having specific procedures for each type of emergency and evacuation procedures
  • Have the ability to explain the importance of notifying the relevant authorities/neighbours, in the event of an emergency
  • Understand the requirements for re-entry after the event of an emergency
  • Understand the importance of holding drills and providing training as well as carrying out a program review
Topics
  • Rights, roles, and responsibilities
  • Introduction to emergency response planning
  • Roles and responsibilities in emergency response planning
  • Identifying emergency situations and assessing risk
  • Your internal emergency response team
  • Notification of appropriate authorities, business, neighbours
  • Responding to an emergency
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Procedures for re-entry
  • Drills, training, and documentation
  • Program review
Audience

The Emergency Response Planning course is an instructor-led course aimed at:

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Business owners

Virtual Classroom Training

This is an 8-hour class presented in an online format. See available dates below.
Emergency Response Planning – Oct 2021 VO0221
Starts on Tuesday, October 12th @ 2:00 pm
10 spots remaining.
Tuesday, October 12th 2021, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Tuesday, October 19th 2021, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Tuesday, October 26th 2021, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Tuesday, November 2nd 2021, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Interested in Emergency Response Planning training?

Enroll in an upcoming class or online course above.

To join a waitlist or request information about onsite and private virtual training options for your team, please contact us at 604.795.9595 or fill out this form.

We will be in touch to arrange training for you.