Membership Benefits

  • Access to the best emergency response personnel in the industry
  • Fixed costs limited to annual standby charge
  • Opportunity to offset standby charges by supplying fully trained personnel and/or equipment
  • No upcharges on emergency response fees
  • No incremental charges for incident administration
  • Less costly than equivalent company plans
  • Lower costs for Transport Canada plan approvals and audits on a company’s emergency response plan
  • National plan that responds anywhere in Canada (including offshore for LPG in Canadian territorial waters) to facilitate any future corporate expansions
  • Emergency Call Centre (ECCO)  response number manned 24/7/365
  • Emergency logistics support for incidents
  • Participation includes Transport Canada Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) number
  • Full Plan Participant debriefing and reporting on every incident.
  • Access to 26 trained and assessed Response Teams, 30 Remedial Measures Advisors (RMAs), 8 Technical Advisors (TAs) and 4 Home Based Coordinators (HBCs) complete with industry best practices equipment located strategically across Canada.
  • Training modules created and established by industry for industry
  • Emergency Responders fully trained in  H2S, Fire Awareness, Incident Command System, Product Transfer, Critical Stress Management, Static Electricity Control, First Aid and CPR, Public Safety, Flaring and Purging, Gas Detection, Containers, SCBA/PPE, Media Relations, TDG and WHIMIS
  • TAs receive additional NFPA training including, but limited to; NFPA 472 Bulk Flammable Liquids, Tank Car Specialist, Hazardous Materials Technician, Crude by Rail and e-Rail Safe
  • ERAC tracks compliance of all Responder training and assessment through, Regional training held annually
  • ERAC Responder competence and compliance is tracked through our electronic Safety Management System and e-learning modules on an on-going basis
  • Compliance assurance and annual readiness reviews for Plan Participants
  • ERAC, a not-for-profit corporation, that invests all net income in improving its emergency response capabilities
  • Industry run corporation, with full commitment to support ERAC Plan Participants ERAC maintains $10,000,000 in comprehensive general liability insurance