Emergency Planning and Response

    EXOS 4581 is offered this spring:

Being pre­pared for and respond­ing effec­tive­ly to emer­gen­cies in the work­place is a key activ­i­ty in the field of occu­pa­tion­al health and safe­ty. Learn the fun­da­men­tals of what steps and process­es are used to devel­op emer­gency response plans, as you explore the legal require­ments for emer­gency plan­ning, the key ele­ments required in an emer­gency plan, and the basics on how to train staff to exe­cute the plan.


May 14, 2021Jun 6, 2021
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

14 hours of instruction

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Bradley Andres

Your Instructor

Bradley AndresID: bradley-andres

Currently Director of Emergency Management Services for the Alberta Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Brad Andres has extensive experience in safety and emergency management. He was a Safety Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force and later worked as an Emergency Management Officer for the Government of Alberta, where he was responsible for coordinating support from all government departments for communities that were impacted by emergencies and disasters such as pipeline breaks, flooding, and ice storms. In his current role, Brad makes sure that the department has the appropriate response plans in place, as well as staff trained and equipment ready to respond to any animal disease, crop pest, and food safety incidents and emergencies.

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • Graded on a pass or fail basis: a passing grade of 70% or higher is required to receive Completed Requirements (CR) on your transcript.
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EXOS 4581 is offered this spring: