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EM141 Emergency Management Guide For Business & Industry

What You Get: 1 File with over 76 pages including graphs and charts

See some Sample Test Questions

A step-by-step approach to emergency planning, response and recovery for companies of all sizes.

INTRODUCTION

About This Guide
What Is an Emergency?
What Is Emergency Management?
Making the "Case" for Emergency Management

SECTION 1: 4 STEPS IN THE PLANNING PROCESS

STEP 1 - ESTABLISH A PLANNING TEAM

Form the Team
Establish Authority
Issue a Mission Statement
Establish a Schedule and Budget

STEP 2 - ANALYZE CAPABILITIES AND HAZARDS

Where Do You Stand Right Now?

Review Internal Plans and Policies
Meet with Outside Groups
Identify Codes and Regulations
Identify Critical Products, Services and Operations
Identify Internal Resources and Capabilities
Identify External Resources
Do an Insurance Review

Conduct a Vulnerability Analysis

List Potential Emergencies
Estimate Probability
Assess the Potential Human Impact
Assess the Potential Property Impact
Assess the Potential Business Impact
Assess Internal and External Resources
Add the Columns

STEP 3 - DEVELOP THE PLAN

Plan Components

Executive Summary
Emergency Management Elements
Emergency Response Procedures
Support Documents

The Development Process

Identify Challenges and Prioritize Activities
Write the Plan
Establish a Training Schedule
Continue to Coordinate with Outside Organizations
Maintain Contact with other Corporate Offices
Review, Conduct Training and Revise
Seek Final Approval
Distribute the Plan

STEP 4 - IMPLEMENT THE PLAN

Integrate the Plan into Company Operations

Conduct Training

Planning Considerations
Training Activities
Employee Training
Evaluate and Modify the Plan

SECTION 2: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS

Direction and Control

Emergency Management Group (EMG)
Incident Command System (ICS)
Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
Planning Considerations
Security
Coordination of Outside Response

Communications

Contingency Planning
Emergency Communications
Family Communications
Notification
Warning

Life Safety

Evacuation Planning
Evacuation Routes and Exits
Assembly Areas and Accountability
Shelter
Training and Information
Family Preparedness

Property Protection

Planning Considerations
Protection Systems
Mitigation
Facility Shutdown
Records Preservation

Community Outreach

Involving the Community
Mutual Aid Agreements
Community Service
Public Information
Media Relations

Recovery and Restoration

Planning Considerations
Continuity of Management
Insurance
Employee Support
Resuming Operations

Administration and Logistics

Administrative Actions
Logistics

SECTION 3: HAZARD-SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Fire
Hazardous Materials Incidents
Floods and Flash floods
Hurricanes
Tornadoes
Severe Winter Storms
Earthquakes
Technological Emergencies

SECTION 4: INFORMATION SOURCES

Additional Readings from FEMA
Ready-to-Print Brochures
Emergency Management Offices

APPENDIX

Vulnerability Analysis Chart
Training Drills and Exercises Chart

SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS

The definition of an emergency is

a. an extraordinary event that leads to mass fatalities
b. an unplanned event that can shut down your business
c. a small disaster
d. any situation where mutual aid and many times federal aid is required

When the planning team is established, the workload should be divided evenly between active members and advisory members. True or False

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