Disaster Management and Preparedness / Edition 1

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Overview

Disaster Management and Preparedness details a new and innovative meth od for preparing companies and organizations to address the substantia l risk of disasters in the workplace. It encompasses not only the trie d and true tactics used by safety experts for decades but also focuses on areas often overlooked during the reactive and post disaster phase s. Technological progress and terrorist activities has forced safety p rofessionals to rethink their modus operandi for disaster preparedness and expand their proactive measures to safeguard assets on all levels and at all times.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566705240
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/22/2000
  • Series: Occupational Safety & Health Guide Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 749,193
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Identifying the Risks
Natural Risks
Emerging Risks
Governmental Regulations
Structural Preparedness
Coordinating with Local Assets
Preplanning for a Disaster
Eliminating, Minimizing, and Shifting Risks
Developing an Action Plan
Developing the Written Plan
Effective Communications
Selecting the Right People
Training for Success
Media Control
Shareholder Factor
After A Disaster - Minimizing the Damage
Governmental Reactions
Legal Issues
Disability Issues
Disaster Preparedness Assessments
Personal Disasters – Use of Criminal Sanctions
Appendix A – OSHA Inspection Checklist
Appendix B – Employee Workplace Rights
Appendix C – Web Sites for Disaster Preparedness Information and Equipment
Appendix D – Typical Responsibilities
Appendix E – Potential Sources of Disaster Preparedness and Management Assistance Through Local Colleges and Universities

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