Mental Wellness in Emergency/Natural Disaster Situations
Document Link
Coping with Natural Disaster Stress
Prepared By: Canadian Mental Health Association
LINK
Mental Health Resources for the Agriculture Sector
Prepared By: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries
LINK
Psychological First Aid Pocket Book
Prepared By: Canadian Red Cross
LINK
Recognizing & Resolving Trauma in Children During Disasters
Prepared By: First Nations Health Authority
LINK
Responding to Stressful Events
Prepared By: Government of Canada
LINK
More Resources

Mental Wellness Resources

First Aid Assessment

Information Phone #'s

  • Emergency Info BC
    • 1-833-376-2452
  • BC Hydro
    • 1 (800) 224-9376
  • BC 1-Call (Emergency Line)
    • 1-800-474-6886
    • Non-Emergencies (Link)
  • FortisBC
    • 1-866-948-5543
  • Shaw
    • 1-877-742-9249

Flooding


Resources & Links
Document Link
BC 1-Call
During any state of emergency, avoiding damage to critical infrastructure and personal injury is important. If you need to dig and cannot wait the standard 3 days, please make your emergency locate request on the BC 1-Call Hotline. For all Non-emergency locate requests, the online form is up and running as well.
Hotline:
1-800-474-6886
BC SPCA Emergency Boarding Hotline & Checklist - Pets
Hotline By: BC SPCA
Article By: Today in BC
Hotline: 1-855-622-7722
Article: LINK
Emergency Info Tube: Content and Map Form
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2018

WORD
Evacuation Preparation Checklist
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2021

PDF
Emergency Procedures Policies
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
LINK
First Aid Regulations
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
LINK
Hypothermia Information
Prepared By: BC Search & Rescue
Newsletter #6 (PDF)

Newsletter #17 (PDF)
Hypothermia: Surviving the Cold Booklet
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
PDF
Natural Environmental Hazards Information
Prepared By: GovCDN
LINK
Livestock Relocation
Prepared By: GovBC
LINK
River Forecast Centre
Prepared By: GovBC
LINK

Emergency Management Guides
Document Link
Beef | Emergency Management Guide
Prepared By: BC Cattleman's Association

Updated: 2021

PDF
Pork | Emergency Management Guide
Prepared By: BC Pork Producers/GovBC/GovCDN

Updated: 2015

PDF
Small Mixed Farms | Emergency Management Guide
Prepared By: GovBC/GovCDN
PDF

Emergency Planning Resource Page

General Emergency Planning Resources for any type of situation, and an important part of any standard Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) program.

Re-entry & Restarting After a Flood

For your convenience a complete Task Management Package is available to download as one PDF document. This document will continue to be updated to include new packages as they become available. Additionally, each of the individual documents within this package can be downloaded below.

Updated: 11-26-2021 (V.5.0)

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Task management packages for common activities after a flood. *Each of these packages are included in the complete "Re-entry & Restarting Task Management" document above.

Employers are encouraged to add customized information to these documents to fit their individual operation’s needs. Your local AgSafe Safety Consultant or Advisor and the AgSafe office staff can assist you in choosing the appropriate resources.

Working in Extreme Weather Conditions


Weather is a major factor in determining what jobs or tasks can be done daily and what controls must be in place before starting work.

This video discusses ways to safely accommodate ourselves and workers when it comes to working in the elements.