Emergency Planning Principles Online Training Series

Date From: tbc
Location: Worldwide
Description: Learn the key aspects of emergency planning including procedures, training, testing and performance review
Event Type: IChemE Course
Venue: Online course
Organiser: IChemE
Contact Name: Courses department
Contact Phone: +44 (0)1788 534496
Contact Email: courses@icheme.org

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Online logoThis online course will help you learn to manage the key aspects of emergency planning including procedures, training, testing and how to review performance. It focuses on measures to protect life and avoid serious injury including the provision of shelter and refuges, escape routes, evacuation equipment, fire-fighting and shut-down sectors.

The modules can be undertaken as stand-alone training sessions but are most effective as part of a modular programme.

Special note: Recordings are available if you can't make or miss a module.

 What's included in the series?

  • three 60-minute modules
  • text Q&A with the trainer
  • three digital recordings for your personal use
  • digital copies of all slides and supporting materials (PDF) for your personal use
  • e-certificate of attendance, including hours allocation, for CPD purposes

The benefits of IChemE online learning

  • save money: no travel, subsistence or accommodation costs
  • stay productive: limit your time away from the office
  • learn in manageable, concentrated, bite-size, one-hour chunks
  • review or refresh the learning at your convenience with digital recordings of each module
  • choose the modules you need - you don't need to buy them all

Course outline

Module 1

  • introduction to Emergency Response Principles
  • management of Major Emergencies
    • Incident Command System (ICS)
    • Information Management Systems
    • Priorities in Emergency Response 
  • Q&A and FAQs

Module 2

  • introduction to UK and International Regulations
    • Regulatory Framework Onshore
    • Regulatory Framework Offshore
  • Emergency Response Planning, Communications and Training
    • Emergency Response Plans (ERP)
    • Emergency Management 
  • Q&A and FAQs

Module 3

  • facility provided protection and its effectiveness
  • integrity threats
  • risk analysis
    • HAZID
    • HAZOP
    • BowTie
    • Fire and Explosion Risk Assessment (FERA)
    • Building Risk Assessment (BRA)
    • Escape, Evaluation, Rescue Analysis (EERA)
    • Emergency Systems Survivability Analysis (ESSA)
    • Emergency Response Plan (ERP)
  • Q&As and FAQs


Online training schedule - each module approximately 60 minutes


  • Single module fee: £99 + VAT (available as recordings)
  • Full course (3 modules): £199 + VAT (available as recordings)


The presentation will be delivered via GoToWebinar®. 

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You are advised to join the online training session at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, to allow for your computer to connect.

Duration for CPD recording purposes: 1 hour per module.

If you are recording mandatory CPD you should refer to your own regulator’s requirements as recognition of CPD hours may vary.

New CPD verification process from 2017. IChemE (in line with Engineering Council requirements) will be checking a random sample of Chartered Members’ and Fellows’ CPD records. More details >>

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IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).