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Working in Smoky Conditions


Evacuation Info

for TFW's

Featured Resources

Wildfire Smoke Response Plan
June 17, 2024 11 downloads
Wildfire Safety at Work
August 1, 2023 145 downloads
Evacuation Planning Package
August 22, 2022 90 downloads

Provincial Resources

(British Columbia)

The links and resources available in this section are third-party and not directly related to AgSafe Services.

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

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

Additional Resources

Mental Wellness Resources
First Aid Resources

Wildfire

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

Updated: 2018

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

Updated: 2018

PDF
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
Taking Stock for Wildfire Recovery
Prepared By: GovBC

Updated: 2017

Link
Emergency Drill Record: Wildfire Evacuation
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2021

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

Updated: 2021

WORD
Wildfire Evacuation Planning
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC

Updated: 2021

Link
Wildfires: Keeping Workers Safe
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC

Updated: 2021

Link
Wildfire Preparedness Guide
Prepared By: Government of BC

Updated: 2021

Link
Wildfire Safety at Work
Prepared By: AgSafeBC

Updated: 2023

Link
Wildfire Smoke FAQs
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC

Updated: 2021

Link
Wildfire Safety Hazards
Prepared By: CCOHS
Link

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.

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.

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.

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

Smoke forecasts (live North American wildfire smoke map) firesmoke.ca
Wildfire Smoke & Air Quality Gov Canada
Wildfire Smoke FAQWorkSafeBC

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: 2024

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

Updated: 2021

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

Updated: 2021

WORD
Go Bag Contents
Prepared By: Government of BC
Link
Recovering after a wildfire
Prepared By: Government of BC
Link
Wildfire Smoke FAQs
Prepared By: WorkSafeBC
Link
Wildfires and Your Health
Prepared By: HealthLink BC
Link