OHS - Emergency Preparedness and Response

(XOHS018Z1)

Emergency Preparedness and Response provides students the ability to identify emergency situations and assess appropriate Emergency Preparedness (ERP) systems. Students learn how to evaluate issues that arise prior to, during, and immediately following an emergency, as well as any long-term recovery challenges. The course is focused on reducing the effects of disasters through established and proven workplace emergency plans, procedures, training, and community and government disaster services. In addition, you are taught about establishing an emergency response team (ERT) and the implications of doing so.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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

Prerequisites: N/A

Requirements: PC is Recommended for better user experience. Mac is also supported. Browser Edge is not fully supported.

Textbook:  Occupational Health and Safety; Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice Author - Dianne E.G. Dyck Publisher - Lexis Nexis, 2015 ISBN - 978-0-433-47896-6

http://www.bookstore.unbc.ca/buy_main.asp

(You will use this book for all of the courses)

Price: $765.00
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