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Emergency response planning: an occupational health and safety tool kit

This kit gives employers information about some key occupational health and safety requirements related to emergency response planning. The kit also provides a step-by-step approach to planning that employers can customize to their own work site.

For the most current version of this publication, please download the PDF below. You may also order an earlier version of this publication in print format, using the “Order Resource” button below.

UPDATED: March 2024

Emergency response planning: template package

These are Microsoft Word template versions of the sample forms in the "Emergency response planning: an occupational health and safety tool kit" pdf. Employers can customize these templates to suit their work site.

UPDATED: March 31, 2023

Emergency response planning - eLearning

This eLearning resource introduces emergency response planning requirements for Alberta employers. It also gives an example of a step-by-step emergency response planning process.

Note that this eLearning resource is for awareness only. It is not a training course, and doesn't test for competency or provide a completion certificate.

PUBLISHED: March 2024

Workplace health and safety after a flood

Outlines some of the hazards that can be introduced as a result of a flood and ways to address those hazards.

UPDATED: May 2022

Wildfire smoke

This publication discusses wildfire smoke as a workplace hazard. Includes information on potential health effects, risks and controls.

UPDATED: May 2023

Working in smoky environments

This bulletin provides health and safety information regarding exposure risks and hazards when working in smoky environments.

UPDATED: May 2023

Cleaning up burned structures

This resource provides health and safety information regarding debris cleanup and demolition of structures involved in wildfires.

UPDATED: July 2023

Occupational health and safety guide for firefighting

***This resource is current to March 2019. For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

This bulletin describes the minimum standards to which a fire service must comply under occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation.

PUBLISHED: March 2019