It's far too late to plan for an emergency when the emergency is already happening. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners help organizations prepare for incidents so that personnel are safe when a natural or technological disaster happens.
In this course, Emergency Preparedness and Response you will discover types of emergency situations workplaces can be faced with. You will learn how to develop an Emergency Response Plan (ERP) and other forms of emergency planning. By developing the skills to assess workplace and organizational vulnerabilities, you will be able to reduce the effects of emergencies using emergency plans, procedures, and training. This will also allow you to help your organization stay compliant with regulatory requirements for emergency planning.
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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
Who should attend:
Students interested in pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety, and small employers that want to ensure OH&S practices are being implemented in their organization.
Requirements: PC is Recommended for better user experience. Mac is also 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
(You will use this book for all of the courses)