BC Emergency Management System

British Columbia Emergency Management System (BCEMS) is recognized as a standard system for emergency response, and currently mandated for use within the Government of B.C. and recommended to local authorities.

BCEMS: Guide

  • Based on the Incident Command System, this manual establishes the standards and guiding principles for all four levels of the emergency response management system used in B.C.
  • BCEMS: Guide (PDF 2.45MB)

BCEMS: Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Operational Guidelines

  • These guidelines are intended for use by members of an EOC in the event of a major emergency.
  • EOC Operational Guidelines (PDF 2.2MB)