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Emergency Action Plans & Disaster Plans. Emergency Action Plans zSimple written plan zUsed to evacuate personnel from a building in an emergency ymedical.

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1 Emergency Action Plans & Disaster Plans

2 Emergency Action Plans zSimple written plan zUsed to evacuate personnel from a building in an emergency ymedical emergency yfire ybomb threat yhazmat spill yetc.

3 Emergency Action Plans zConsist of ya map of the building by floor xgiving evacuation routes xlocation of fire extinguishers xlocation of first aid kits, wheelchairs, flashlights xtypes of alarm systems present

4 Emergency Action Plans zConsist of ya simple one page written guide xwho to call in case of emergency xmethods to use in case of fire xlocation outside to evacuate to xthe system to be used to ensure everyone in the building is accounted for

5 Emergency Action Plan zAdditional information ynames of first aid qualified persons ylocations of any disabled persons that will need evacuation assistance

6 What should you do? zEnsure EAPs are posted yin the buildings occupied by the personnel in your unit yon each floor zEnsure personnel review EAPs yhave new personnel review the EAP during check in

7 What should you do? zEnsure those needing assistance yare identified yare assigned a buddy to help them out zOccasionally inspect emergency equipment yfire extinguishers yflashlights ymedical supplies, etc.

8 Disaster Plans zA Comprehensive plan yintended to provide preplanned response to those unexpected or disastrous events. xHurricane xEarthquake xTerrorist Actions xFlooding xTornado xCivil Unrest

9 Disaster Plans zPrepared by the company yusually with input from xsecurity & fire xmedical xoperations xcivil engineering xintelligence xtenant commands

10 Considerations zSafety of employees & public zImmediate short-term needs ymaintaining communication yidentifying injured yproviding medical attention

11 Considerations zLong term needs yfood yshelter ytransportation, etc. zProtection of property & environment zRestoration of business to normal

12 Steps to building a plan zEvaluate potential hazards zAssess & prioritize harm to ypeople yenvironment yproperty zIdentify the warning time you will have

13 Steps to creating disaster plans zIdentify the disasters that could occur yhurricane yflooding, etc. zIdentify the time you will have before the incident occurs - notification time yhow much time will you have for evacuation or implementation of your plan

14 Creating Disaster Plans zIdentify potential damage to ypeople yproperty yenvironment zIdentify the time you will need to remain self sufficient

15 Disaster Plans zIdentify the resources you will need for ypeople: xfood; clothing; shelter; sanitation (water & toilets) yproperty xprotection from fire; flooding; and further damage yenvironment xidentify those controls needed to protect form flooding, damage, or release

16 Disaster Plans zIdentify those personnel who will act in xcommand xcommunication xsecurity xmedical xresources & logistics xsanitation xfire fighting xtransportation

17 Disaster Plans zInclude instruction on how to: yestablish your chain of command yestablish your communication system yimplement medical services yshut down existing systems & buildings

18 Disaster Plans zInclude instruction on how to: yevacuate personnel & property yimplement support systems xauxiliary power, sanitation, food & shelter ydetermine when to secure from disaster response activities yperform post response activities xturn systems back on - resume normal chain of command

19 Training zYou must train if you want a smooth disaster response ytrain or drill for each type of disaster you expect ytraining helps prevent panic and confusion during disasters yat a minimum personnel must know their roles

20 You Should…. zKnow where your company plan is zReview the plan ydetermine if your unit plays a part zParticipate in disaster drills zBe able to answer questions about your companys plan


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