Presentation on theme: "DFW Airports Emergency Management Model Alvy Dodson Vice President/Director of Public Safety DFW International Airport."— Presentation transcript:
DFW Airports Emergency Management Model Alvy Dodson Vice President/Director of Public Safety DFW International Airport
Background Developed Contingency Plans Based Upon Post 9/11 Challenges Developed Financial Contingency Plans Developed Airport Operations Center (AOC) and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) All Departments Participating
Purpose To provide a set of protocols to direct and guide designated DFW Airport Board departmental staff in rapidly responding to events or circumstances that substantially impact DFW Airport operations, personnel and/or customers.
Plan Objectives Fosters Critical Thinking by all potential participants Provides Guidance and Direction Optimizes Response to Events Supports Planning for Local, National or International Events Provides Forum for Shared Information and Action Plans to Restore Critical Services
Suggestions Train Business Unit Managers on the Plan Departments should Review Current Internal Contingency Plans Incorporate the Event Contingency Plan Into the EOC Training Program and Quarterly Tabletop Exercises
Closing Thoughts Need for Continual Improvement Technology Is Important - But Dont Forget About the People Know what support resources are available to you outside your organization Check Egos at the Door