Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

Target Audience
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Lesson Objectives
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Expertise Level


Emergencies and disasters can strike at any time, anywhere, and without any warning. In this course, you'll learn about ways to prepare and respond to emergencies and disasters. You'll also learn about safe evacuation practices. Then you'll be introduced to the best ways to respond to specific natural and manmade emergencies and disasters. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All employees

Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness

  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
  • identify best practices to demonstrate preparedness for an emergency or disaster
  • Knowledge Check: Preparing the Emergency Response
  • identify what you need to know to be prepared for an emergency evacuation
  • Knowledge Check: Taking Action When Disaster Strikes
  • identify the actions to take in the event of a fire
  • identify the actions to take in the event of a hazardous substance spill or release
  • Knowledge Check: Responding to Fires and Chemical Spills
  • identify the actions to take in the event of an earthquake
  • identify the actions to take in the event of a flood
  • identify the actions to take in the event of a tornado
  • Knowledge Check: Responding to Specific Natural Disasters
  • identify violent behavior and warning signs of violent behavior
  • recognize ways to prevent workplace violence
  • identify the appropriate response to a bomb threat
  • Knowledge Check: Responding to Violence and Threats in the Workplace
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