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Pandemic Planning

Pandemic Planning

Understand a pandemic and what you need to do to help the virus from spreading. This course discusses a pandemic from both a flu and the coronavirus perspective.

Duration: 1 Hour
Price per person: Free

Overview

This updated e-course features an improved look and functionality to enrich your learning experience.

Planning for a pandemic is essential. Being informed and prepared will help minimize the impact in our daily lives. This course will help organizations understand the issues that need to be considered during a pandemic, and the importance of being prepared. It emphasizes steps that workplaces can take to plan for employee absences, describes the elements of a business continuity plan, as well as actions that may help slow the spread of the virus and keep employees healthier. This course discusses a pandemic from both a flu and the coronavirus perspective.

This course expands on information in the free introductory Pandemic Awareness course.

The course features case studies, review quizzes, and "Ask a Question". Those who score at least 80% on the final exam will be able to print a certificate of completion.

What topics will be covered?
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  • What is a pandemic?
  • How viruses spread
  • Why prepare?
  • Business continuity plans
  • Health and safety concerns when working at home
  • Staying healthy
  • Being prepared at home
  • Helping your community
  • Finding reliable information
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Know the main characteristics of a pandemic
  • Understand how viruses spread
  • Be able to establish a business continuity plan to help prepare your workplace
  • Know health and safety concerns about working at home
  • Know ways to help stay healthy
  • Be prepared at home and in your community
  • Be able to find reliable information during a pandemic
Who is this recommended for?
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  • All employees
  • Managers and supervisors and those with planning responsibilities
  • Anyone wanting to learn about planning for a pandemic
How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

Also available in French.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

Total Seats
Discount
100 - 499
25%
100 - 499
50%
1000+ 
80%


This course is also available in French

Item Number: EPANA-P0418EN

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

©Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. All rights Reserved. E-Course description and content provided by CCOHS under license with WSPS. Unauthorized reproduction and distribution strictly prohibited.