Emergency Response Planning (English) (1.5 hours)

Emergency Response Planning (English) (1.5 hours)
Develop and implement a response plan for emergencies at - or affecting - your workplace.






Disponible en français


Preparing for emergencies protects lives, property, and the future of your organization. It's an important part of your workplace health and safety program. This introductory course provides guidance for developing and implementing a response plan for workplace emergencies (emergencies at - or affecting - your workplace, including off-site emergencies involving your organization’s staff).

Learn to identify and assess potential emergencies at your workplace and create an emergency response plan.

This course does not address community-wide emergencies (pandemic planning) not directly related to the workplace. Emergency Response Planning features case studies, review quizzes, and "Ask a Question". A final examination is also included.

Topics include

  • The key steps to emergency preparedness
  • Establishing the planning team
  • Identifying potential emergencies and assessing risk
  • Assessing your organization’s emergency response capabilities
  • Building the emergency response plan
  • Implementing the plan: Preparing to Respond
  • Evaluating effectiveness and continuous improvement

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to

  • Describe the key steps in emergency planning
  • Identify and assess potential emergencies and their organization’s response capacity
  • Create an emergency response plan outline
  • Develop a process for continuous improvement of the plan

Target Audience

  • Anyone with responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining emergency response plans
  • Managers and administrators, making decisions about the need or the improvement of emergency response plans
  • Health and safety committee members making informed recommendations regarding their organization's emergency response plans
  • Supervisors who may participate in emergency planning exercises

Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company.

Also available in French.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

  • eCourse Volume Discount

    The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

    Total Seats Discount
    100 - 499 25%
    500 - 999 50%
    1000+ 80%



    Réductions pour volume sur les cours en ligne.

    Le coût est fondé sur le nombre total de droits de participation achetés. Le coût par participant pour une licence multiparticipant est calculé en appliquant les réductions pour volume suivantes au coût de participation individuelle :

    Nombre total de participants Réduction
    100 à 499 25 %
    500 à 999 50 %
    1 000 et plus 80 %

La planification des interventions d'urgence (français) (1.5 heure)

La planification des interventions d'urgence (français) (1.5 heure)

Ce cours vous apprend comment élaborer et mettre en œuvre un plan d'intervention pour les situations d'urgence qui se produisent dans votre milieu de travail ou affectent celui-ci.

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