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Emergency Planning Online Training Course

Course Overview

Emergency Planning is an online training course that was specifically created to address Emergency preparedness under existing state, SARA Title III, and OSHA regulations. Topics covered include OSHA emergency plan, evacuation routes, effective communication, crisis management teams, fire and explosion planning matrix, emergency drills, and more.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this OSHA compliant course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand that cooperation is key to creating and executing a successful emergency plan.
  • Communicate better with coworkers.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machinery and systems along OSHA guidelines.
  • Identify weaknesses in a facility’s Emergency Plan.
  • Locate Fire extinguishers and evacuation routes.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • A review of different types of emergencies and their causes.
    • The effects of emergencies and the importance of planning.
    • Emergency Planning
      • The duties of a Crisis Management Team and heir responsibilities.
      • The information contained in an Emergency Plan.
      • Different warning sirens and what they mean.
      • OSHA standards for planning for extreme circumstances, such as a terrorist attack.
      • The breakdown facility classifications by risk of a terrorist attack: Yellow, Red, and Green.
      • Risk factors that put a facility at risk for terrorism, and using a Fire and Explosion Planning Matrix for your facility.
      • Using “What If” questions to determine areas of the facility that might be susceptible to an emergency.
      • Changes in a facility that could affect an emergency plan.
      • Testing an Emergency Plan
        • Conducting emergency drills in your facility.
        • How to evaluate a drill to determine areas that might need to be adjusted.
        • Understanding “combat readiness” and how live drills help you to judge it.
        • The key personnel that should be involved in a drill: Fire brigades, emergency response teams, and even reporters.
        • Keeping evacuation routes clear and identifying alternative exit routes.
        • Strategies for keeping evacuees organized and calm during a drill.