IOSH Principles and Practice of Emergency Response

Courses Overview:

Next Date: 11/09/2024

Duration: 2 days

Available Places: 10

The IOSH Emergency Response course is designed to outline the essential knowledge and understanding required to control emergencies and critical situations within Bulk Storage Operations environments.

Course price:

£ 600.00 EX VAT


START 11/09/2024

END 12/09/2024

8:30 am

4:30 pm


This valuable IOSH course outlines the core elements of Emergency Response Planning and the key requirements of incident response. Involved is an in-depth review of regulatory requirements placed on non COMAH, lower tier COMAH and upper Tier COMAH sites, the types of emergency situation, raising the alarm, response and control methods, roles and responsibilities, business continuity and communication.

Who is this course for?
Everyone working in a high hazard environment


Prerequisites: None

Day two includes a full practical Emergency Response Exercise which is assessed as a group. The end of course question paper can be completed in 45 minutes, with a minimum pass mark of 28/40.

❖ Define Emergency Response and understand the legal requirements
❖ List the objectives of onsite Emergency Response plans
❖ Explain the importance of effective leadership and communication skills that support the Incident command process
❖ Identify the necessary resources for conducting effective ER activities
❖ Understand the phases of an incident
❖ Recognise the importance of communication and escalation to relevant personnel
❖ Describe the process of planning the initial response to operational incidents, implementing actions to achieve the planned objectives
❖ Explain control needs during an incident
❖ Describe and understand how to establish an Emergency Control Centre (ECC)
❖ Define key roles and responsibilities
❖ Understand requirements for other stakeholders, including communication
❖ Carry out practical Incident response scenarios on site


This course is just one step in a long career in the Tank Storage and Process industries. We offer a wide range of courses that can help your career progression in whichever avenue you are pursuing.

Learning Advisors:

We provide guidance on your career pathway with advice on relevant courses and how you can access them.

For more info on your progression, get in touch with your Learning Advisors: Karon Reynolds and Mollie King.

Reynolds Training Services Ltd

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Redwood Park Estate, Stallingborough
North East Lincolnshire
DN41 8TH

John Reynolds

Lead Tutor: John Reynolds

The driving force behind Reynolds and a leading figure in the Bulk Storage sector.



The Institute if Operational Safety and Health is the largest membership for safety and health professionals and Reynolds are an approved provider of IOSH courses

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