Opportunity for Members: Prepare for school crises with WHSC Lockdown training on June 13th

Workers Health & Safety Centre’s Lockdown: A Crisis Response training is intended for schools, colleges and universities and is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and tools that will enable them review, assess and make recommendations for adjustments to their existing lockdown plan, or to develop an entirely new plan.

This workshop will be held online on June 13th from 6-9 pm.

Please note that there is a registration fee of $75 per person, but CUPE 4207 will cover the cost for interested members. If you are interested in attending, please email info@cupe4207.org before the registration deadline and as soon as possible. More information here.

Please note: Registration closes two weeks before each training date. Courses are filled online on a first-come, first-served basis.

Upon completing this three-hour program, training participants will be able to apply the key principles of an effective lockdown plan. Among others, the training also addresses the importance of using consistent terms, planning evacuation routes, designating safe shelter areas, identifying vulnerable areas, accommodating disabled staff and students, worker education, and lockdown drills. The program also emphasizes the importance of worker participation throughout the cycle of a lockdown plan.