Fail to plan, plan to fail.  It’s too late to plan when the emergency is already happening and lives are at stake. Protect your staff, customers and the general public with a strong emergency response strategy.

In this course, students will be able to identify emergency situations and assess appropriate Emergency Preparedness and Responses (ERP). Participants will learn how to evaluate issues that arise prior to, during, and immediately following an emergency, as well as any long-range recovery challenges. Learners will discuss the development of an emergency response team and its implications. The course content will focus on the reduction of the effects of disasters through established and proven workplace emergency plans, procedures, and training and community and government disaster services that are available.


You Will Learn How To

  • Summarize the steps of emergency plan development process
  • Describe the elements an Emergency Response Plan needs
  • Identify different types of emergencies and how to respond to them
  • Perform vulnerability assessments
  • Use proven established workplace emergency plans and procedures
  • Discuss the key components and regulatory requirements for exit routes and action plans
  • Understand the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act classification system and what it requires for spill response
  • Describe the steps and requirements for spill response

You Will Learn By

  • Completing the online lessons, which include text, images, interactive activities, and instructional videos
  • Reading textbook chapters and other materials
  • Taking Lesson Quizzes
  • Submitting the Lesson Assignment
  • Taking the Final Quiz

To learn more, take a look at the syllabus for this course.

UNBC course instructors bring expertise from sectors such as mining, forestry and facilities.  They are keen teachers who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with employees and employers alike.

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