Emergency Preparedness Duplicate

Protection, Planning, Response, Recovery, Mitigation

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for emergency planning for the University.  Emergency planning consists of identifying risks, developing emergency plans, conducting exercises, delivering training and hosting public awareness and engagement activities.

For more information: oem@yorku.ca

Emergency Preparedness Resources


Building Captains and Emergency Response Wardens.

Image of a person at their desk with an emergency response warden hat and vest in the forgroundBuilding Captains and Emergency Response Wardens provide an important safety service for the York University Community at both the Glendon and Keele Campuses. They are volunteers who assist with various emergencies including fire alarms and evacuations.

If you are interesting in becoming an Emergency Response Warden contact your Building Captain or email oem@yorku.ca

You must successfully complete the York University Emergency Preparedness Training Course before you are appointed a Building Captain or an Emergency Response Warden. The link below will take you the York University Emergency Preparedness Training Course Moodle page:

Link to Moodle