1. Make it a group effort. It takes a lot of work to create a truly effective emergency response capability. Form an emergency planning group so that one person isn’t doing all the work. Draw together participants from a cross-section of departments and levels in your organization. Solicit support, and participation, from your senior managers.
- Emergency Response Planning Guide, Published by Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS), 2004, 150 pages. Available from CHEM Safety for $15 per copy.
- CSA Z731-03 (R2014), Emergency Preparedness and Response, Canadian Standards Association
- Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness, www.ccep.ca
- National Fire Code of Canada 2010, Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, National Research Council of Canada
- National Building Code of Canada 2010, Volume 1, Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, National Research Council of Canada