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This course is part of our Post-Degree Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety Management.

 

Emergency Management delves into the goals of an organization’s emergency planning, with the specific aim of reducing personal injuries & property damage and returning the organization to post-incident operational status. 

Topics

  • Emergency Response Plans (ERPs) for spills, fires, serious injuries/illnesses (pandemics), severe weather or infrastructure damage
  • Business Continuity Plans (BCPs)
  • Designating and training fire wardens/building designates
  • Communicating the plans to the employees
  • Developing workplace evacuation plans and muster points
  • Establishing a fire-prevention/fire-suppression program
  • Controlling fire hazards

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Schedule
Total Hours
36.0
Instructors
  • Bruce MacKinnon

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect to spend approximately six hours of work per week on course requirements. Students are expected to attend six live Zoom classes. A schedule will be provided.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of attendance in live classes, participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Textbook

Management of Occupational Health and Safety, 8th edition, Kelloway, Francic, Gatien. Top Hat Canada. ISBN 9780176893019 (hardcopy) or ISBN 9781774122952 (ebook).

Available for purchase from the Western Bookstore.

Schedule
Total Hours
36.0
Format
Instructors
  • Shane Williston

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage face to face during the in-class portion and online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect to spend approximately six hours of work per week on course requirements. Students are expected to attend six in person classes. A schedule will be provided.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of attendance in live classes, participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Textbook

Management of Occupational Health and Safety, 8th edition, Kelloway, Francic, Gatien. Top Hat Canada. ISBN 9780176893019 (hardcopy) or ISBN 9781774122952 (ebook).

Available for purchase from the Western Bookstore.

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