Emergency Planning Resources


The example templates below are available to assist agricultural employers in building their Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Program.

Employers are encouraged to customize these documents to fit their individual operation’s needs when building or enhancing their OHS Program.

Your local AgSafe Safety Consultant or Advisor and the AgSafe office staff can assist you in choosing the appropriate resources.

Contact the office to learn more.

Communicable Disease "Formerly COVID-19" Resources

All COVID-19 resources are now being updated to reflect current Communicable Disease standards.


General Resources

DocumentRequired to PostLink
Emergency Response Preparedness AssessmentNoWORD
Emergency Response PlanYesWORD
Emergency Response Contacts SignYesWORD
First Aid Contact SignYesSample:
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Template:
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Emergency Drill Record (Log)NoWORD
Transportation of Injured or Ill WorkersYesWORD
Overdue and Lost Person Response PlanYesWORD
How to prepare an Emergency Response Plan for your Small BusinessNoWorkSafeBC

Emergency Information Tubes


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Include: Emergency Contact Information and an Informational Map of Property.

The information you provide in an Emergency Information Tube can help make emergency responders’ work more effective and efficient, and possibly help save lives. Content and Map Form

High visibility Emergency Information decals are available for order through the AgSafe shop or the resource request form. AgSafe Regional Safety Consultants and Advisors can assist with any questions you have about building your Emergency Information Tube.

Wildfire


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Agriculture Wildfire Plan – Workbook
Prepared By: BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative

Updated: 2018

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Agriculture Wildfire Plan – Workbook
Prepared By: BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative

Updated: 2018

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Agriculture Wildfire Plan – Guide
Prepared By: BC Agriculture & Food Climate Action Initiative

Updated: 2018

PDF
Beef Emergency Management Guide
Prepared By: BC Cattleman's Association

Updated: 2021

PDF
Emergency Drill Record: Wildfire Evacuation
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2021

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Emergency Info Tube: Content and Map Form
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2018

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Evacuation Preparation Checklist
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2021

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Emergency Procedures Policies
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
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Face Masks for Wildfire Smoke
Prepared By: BC CDC
Link
First Aid Regulations
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
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Safety Meeting: Wildfire Evacuation
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2021

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Wildfire Evacuation Planning
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC

Updated: 2021

PDF
Wildfires: Keeping Workers Safe
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC

Updated: 2021

Link
Wildfire Preparedness Guide
Prepared By: Government of BC

Updated: 2021

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Wildfire Smoke FAQs
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC

Updated: 2021


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Working in Smoky Conditions


Wildfire smoke impacts agriculture and the safety of agricultural workers. There are risks associated with working in smoky conditions such as irritation to eyes, nose and throat, heat stress and dehydration, and working alone.

This video reviews safety protocols and practices to implement in order to manage the risk of working in smoky conditions.

Wildfire Evacuation for Temporary Foreign Workers


Temporary Foreign Worker's must leave the evacuation order zone.

Document Link
Safety Meeting: Wildfire Evacuation Plan
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2021

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Evacuation Plan for TFWs
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2018

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Important Wildfire Definitions
Prepared By: AgSafeBC (based on info from Emergency Info BC)

Updated: 2021

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Wildfire Evacuation Alerts & Orders for TFWs - Checklist
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2021

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Go Bag Contents
Prepared By: Government of BC
PDF
Recovering after a wildfire
Prepared By: Government of BC
PDF
Wildfire Smoke FAQs
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
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Wildfires and Your Health
Prepared By: HealthLink BC
PDF
Heat Exhaustion
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
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Heat Stroke
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
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Additional Resources

First Aid Assessment