emergency preparedness training

Emergency Preparedness Training

Course Duration: 35+ minutes

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Emergency Preparedness

£25.00 +VAT

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This online course provides an overview of the emergency preparedness process and the steps to respond to an emergency. It provides an awareness of a systematic approach to universal emergency management principles. So that everyone is able to respond in the best way possible in an emergency situation.

By law, every organisation must have in place plans to effectively respond to health and safety incidents and emergencies. Plans must be in proportion to the level of risk inherent in your operations and potential severity of the incident. Adequate training is vital to ensuring these plans work as they should.

Emergency Preparedness Training Outline

This online course comprises the following sections:

  • What’s an emergency?
  • Emergency response overview
  • Roles & responsibilities in the emergency response procedure
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Fire
  • Electrocution
  • Falls from height
  • Resuscitation
  • Case studies 1 & 2

Learning Outcomes  

By taking this online training, users will have a greater awareness of:

  • What emergencies are
  • Importance of emergency response
  • Emergency response frameworks
  • Vital roles in an emergency
  • Steps to follow in various types of emergency

Why Emergency Preparedness Training is Vital

Every organisation has a legal responsibility to prepare for potential emergencies that may occur during their operations. Emergency preparation must be adequate for the level of risk that an emergency may cause. Preparedness must include having appropriate equipment, first aiders and other emergency staff and ensuring everybody knows and understand their role.

A failure to have proper emergency response measures in place can result in fines and irreparable damage to an organisation’s reputation, as well as significant injury and the loss of life.

Benefits of Emergency Preparedness Training

  • IIRSM approved
  • Supports compliance with relevant legislation
  • Helps ensure staff are equipped to handle emergencies
  • Empowers employees to tackle emergency situations with increased confidence
  • Staff will have a greater awareness of types of emergencies
  • Demonstrates health and safety is a priority

Course Details

Study length35+ minutes
Approval bodyIIRSM approved
Target AudienceAll staff members – awareness
FormatOne interactive module with an end of course test
AssessmentOnline multiple-choice test
CertificationOnline certificate issued immediately on course completion
Certification Validity Duration3 years

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