Canada's Dangerous Goods Emergency Preparedness and Response Organization


Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC) is a not-for-profit emergency preparedness and response organization that develops, implements and responds to emergency response plans (ERPs), including Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAPs), environmental emergency (E2) plans and spill contingency plans, for our more than 360 Plan Participant members.

Incidents involving dangerous goods, including flammable gases and liquids, can happen at any time, any place. When they do, ERAC is there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can count on us to help your organization with all of your emergency response needs: our trained and assessed response teams, remedial measures advisors, technical advisors, home base coordinators and emergency call centre are ready to respond anywhere in Canada.

Our Plan Participants consist of oil and gas producers, retailers, wholesalers and carriers of dangerous goods. ERAC Plan Participants pay an annual membership fee based on the volumes they transport and number of provinces in which they operate.

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As a Plan Participant member of ERAC and upon implementation of your ERAP, our technical advisors and response teams will respond on your behalf.  

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ERAC-Approved Response Teams

Each year, our contracted response teams are trained, assessed and approved by ERAC, ensuring the highest quality response network for our members.

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ERAC's Dangerous Goods Emergency Management Conference is back, May 4-6, 2020. 

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We provide Plan Participants with emergency response plans (including ERAP and E2) that meet all government requirements, as well as access to our emergency preparedness and response resources.

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