Emergency Response Planning Guide

Table of Contents

Section I

Emergency Response Overview

  1. Emergency Situations
  2. Emergency Response Plan
  3. Cornerstones of an Emergency Plan
  4. Developing the Plan

Section II

Establishing the Planning Team

  1. Creating the Planning Team
  2. Establishing an Emergency Response Policy

Section III

Assessing Risk & Capability

  1. Performing Hazard Analysis
  2. Assessing Company Capabilities

Section IV

Developing the Emergency Response Plan

  1. Objectives and Scope
  2. Response Organization
  3. Alarm Activation
  4. Reporting
  5. Resource Mobilization
  6. Response Procedures
  7. Crisis Management
  8. Developing a Media Plan
  9. Business Recovery Plans
  10. Cleanup and Restoration Plans

Section V

Plan Implementation

  1. Personnel Training
  2. Drills and Exercises
  3. Evaluating Exercise Effectiveness

Section VI

Continuous Improvement

  1. Incident Follow-up
  2. Tips for Continuous Improvement

Section VII

Standards & Resources

  1. Key References for Additional Information
  2. NFPA Standards
  3. Fire Code Inspection Requirements
  4. Emergency Response Organizations