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Emergency & Continuity Planning

Emergency & Continuity Planning reports to the Chief Safety Officer.
We provide leadership in preparing strategies and plans for the SFU community to address emergencies and adverse conditions that could cause disruptions to our operations.

What's New

October 11, 2016

ShakeOut BC Earthquake Drill - October 20th

The annual earthquake drill, ShakeOut BC is around the corner on Thursday, October 20th.  Join us by practicing “Drop, Cover, & Hold On” earthquake procedures wherever you are at 10:20am. As part of the drill you’ll be receiving SFU Alert emergency notifications via text, email, or phone. Be sure to sign up beforehand, and then follow the instructions to practice your earthquake preparedness wherever you are!

Also, from 9:30am to 12pm, drop by a participation zone to pick up earthquake safety information, win prizes, and learn more about the drill:

  • Burnaby- Saywell Atrium and WAC Bennett Library
  • Vancouver- Harbour Centre
  • Surrey- Mezzanine

More information available at: http://www.sfu.ca/shakeout

June 6, 2016

Mark LaLonde, Chief Safety Officer

Safety & Risk Services is pleased to announce that Mark LaLonde has joined SFU as our new Chief Safety Officer, effective June 6, 2016.

Mark comes to SFU from Xpera Risk Mitigation and Investigations where he was the Director, Risk Solutions Division. He is currently also a Sessional Faculty member in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of the Fraser Valley and was a consultant for Criminal Justice Reform at the United Nations Children's Fund and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 

He holds an MA in Justice and Public Safety Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University. 

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Mark to SFU and thank Laura MacDonald, Senior Director, Administration and Strategic Growth, for her role as Acting Chief Safety Officer in the interim.

May 9, 2016

Emergency Preparedness & Safety Days

Safety & Risk Services is pleased to host Emergency Preparedness & Safety Days (EPS Days) May 10th – 12th. Learn how to prepare for emergencies and stay safe while having fun riding the Quake Cottage earthquake simulator, winning prizes at the Safety Awareness Fair, and visiting us at the SRS Open House. Visit the event webpage for more details.

January, 2016

Grab n' Go Emergency Kits

Are you prepared for an emergency? Emergency kits for your home, office, and vehicle are the best way to prepare yourself in the case of unforseen events including power outages, earthquakes, severe weather, and more.

If you are an SFU student, staff, or faculty, you can click here to purchase a $25 starter kit through SRS, or learn about the items to include to make your own. 

July, 2015

EPOC: University-wide project for Emergency & Continuity Planning

The ECP unit is excited to be working along side SRS staff as well as staff from all levels of the University to move forward a new project on Emergency Planning & Operational Continuity (EPOC).  This project will involve input from all university entities and will run from July- November 2015. Click to find out more about the project.

December 20, 2013

Resource Feature: Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

The SFU Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan is available for review in our Resources section.  We encourage members of the community to take the time to look it over and we welcome any questions or comments to epinfo@sfu.ca