Emergency Planning, Preparedness & Response


Emergency planning, preparedness and response training discusses several topics such as; the different types of emergencies and how different types of emergencies could threaten a business, including the necessary actions that need to be considered and taken before they happen so that business can minimize the potential losses they will encounter. Steps will focus on how to minimize interruptions and how to maintain and continue business operations even during an emergency situation.



Rationale:
The possibility of emergencies arising in the workplace that could threaten business operation is a very big concern. Though some people feel it is impossible to be prepared for unexpected events, the truth is that taking preparedness actions helps people deal with disasters of all sorts much more effectively when they do occur.An emergency is any unplanned/unwanted/ unforeseen event that may result to bodily injuries to workers and significant property damages. Any business establishment not prepared for any untoward incident is at high-risk as an emergency can disrupt any activity/operations, cause physical or environmental damage and threaten business financial standing. This course will address issues associated with the mentioned concerns.
OBJECTIVES
Preparedness and Response Training will enable participants to:

• Discuss past emergency situations and events that threatened operations;
• Understand the different types of emergencies & how to manage them effectively;
• Assist in organizing a Crisis Management and an Emergency Response Team;
• Know the different components of an effective evacuation plan;
• Help participants be familiar with the fundamentals of the ICS; and
• Develop an Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Response Program for their respective Organizations that will ensure their business continuity in the midst of a crisis and/or despite an emergency.
CONTENTS
• Past Emergency Events
• Type of Emergencies
• Emergency Management
• Components of an Emergency Action Plan
• Organizing a Crisis Management and an Emergency Response Team (ERT)
• Incident Command System
• Evacuation Procedure
• Business Continuity Program

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