Ch 17: Emergency Preparedness & Security for Safety Professionals

About This Chapter

The lessons and quizzes in this chapter help you improve your understanding of security and emergency preparedness concepts for safety professionals. Access the chapter whenever you need to refresh your understanding of workplace safety topics or prepare for an upcoming certification exam.

Emergency Preparedness & Security for Safety Professionals - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll take a look at several emergency preparation plans and safety procedures. As you work through these bite-sized lessons, you'll see how safety professionals manage natural disasters, fires, workplace incidents and much more. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Assess the purpose of an emergency preparedness plan
  • Explain how organizations deal with disasters, weather emergencies and environmental crises
  • Discuss workplace fire safety and prevention
  • Describe procedures that are used to manage incidents
  • Identify precautions that should be taken with the transport of hazardous materials

The chapter is taught by expert instructors who use a simple and engaging teaching style. When you're finished with a lesson, take the accompanying self-assessment quiz to solidify your understanding of important concepts. Your dashboard will keep track of your progress throughout the chapter, and you can access these resources any time using your computer or mobile device.

7 Lessons in Chapter 17: Emergency Preparedness & Security for Safety Professionals
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Emergency Preparedness Plans: Purpose & Function

1. Emergency Preparedness Plans: Purpose & Function

In this lesson we will learn about the purpose of emergency preparedness plans. We will learn how family, school, and community plans each have an individual function in ensuring safety and proper response during an emergency.

What Is a Business Disaster Recovery Plan? - Definition & Example

2. What Is a Business Disaster Recovery Plan? - Definition & Example

Do you know what will happen if a disaster strikes your business? Will your company respond in the best way to protect employees, customers, facilities and data? Read on to learn what a disaster plan is and how you can create one for your company.

Safety Precautions for Weather Emergencies

3. Safety Precautions for Weather Emergencies

Hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, and flooding! What should you do to prepare for weather emergencies like these? Let's learn about some important precautions to take when faced with these kinds of emergencies.

Disaster Management: Dealing with an Environmental Crisis

4. Disaster Management: Dealing with an Environmental Crisis

The process of dealing with an environmental crisis begins way before the crisis takes place. In this lesson we will learn the steps of disaster management, when they occur, and why they are necessary.

Fire Prevention & Safety in the Workplace

5. Fire Prevention & Safety in the Workplace

This lesson will teach you about OSHA standards involving Fire Prevention and Safety in the workplace. You will be able to discuss workplace Fire Prevention and Safety as it pertains to wiring, electrical needs, food preparation, and chemicals.

Incident Management for Safety Professionals: Definition & Procedures

6. Incident Management for Safety Professionals: Definition & Procedures

In this lesson you will learn about the process safety professionals take when an incident occurs. Find out what to do to ensure things can go back to normal as soon as possible.

Transportation of Hazardous Materials: Precautions & Procedures

7. Transportation of Hazardous Materials: Precautions & Procedures

Learn about precautions to take when transporting hazardous materials in this lesson. We will also discuss procedures used in the transportation of hazardous materials and security measures.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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