Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC
Emergency Response Planning Training

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
  • 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

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

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Business owners

Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.

Eligible toward the requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committee training for new members or annual training in British Columbia; may be eligible in other jurisdictions as well.

Instructor-Led Training

Register for virtual or classroom Emergency Response Planning training online through our Learning Centre.

Start Date
Wed, Aug 14th @ 9:00 am
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Looking to schedule a private training session for your company?

We can accomodate private training sessions for companies looking for Emergency Response Planning training for their entire team. Fill out this form below and someone from our team will work with you to schedule a date and format that meets your needs.

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