Being prepared for emergencies and disasters is crucial for any organization. Unforeseen events can happen at any time, and the level of preparedness can greatly impact the response and outcomes. This training aims to assist employers in developing effective emergency response plans tailored to their specific business needs. It focuses on equipping Emergency Response Team (ERT) members with the necessary skills to handle various emergencies through the development of Emergency Response Plans (ERP), understanding emergency procedures, and executing the Incident Command System (ICS) during disaster situations. By implementing these measures, businesses can minimize panic and confusion, enabling a more organized and effective response in times of crisis.

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the course, participants will:
1. Plan and prepare effective emergency plans.
2. Develop a hierarchy of commands.
3. Understand evacuation and emergency response procedures.
4. Lead and contribute directly during emergencies.
5. Recognize the importance of emergency preparedness, response, and recovery.
6. Understand legislative requirements and standards for emergency management.
7. Form emergency management teams and define their functions.
8. Conduct mock drills and tabletop exercises.

Course Outline:

1. Overview of Emergency, Emergency Management, Legal Provisions, and Standards.
2. Introduction to Risk Management.
3. Emergency Response Plan (ERP) development.
4. Understanding the Incident Command System (ICS).
5. Roles and responsibilities of the Emergency Response Team (ERT).
6. Emergency evacuation procedures and casualty handling.
7. Fire emergency suppression techniques.
8. Decontamination and control zones for hazardous material incidents.

Course Certification

Participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance