Emergency Response Planning for Corporate and Municipal Managers / Edition 2

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Overview

Natural and man-made disasters and emergencies affect millions of people every year. Whether it is a typhoon threatening a coastal community, a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, or a hazardous chemical spill at a local school, organizations and governments require efficient and immediate mobilization. Effective emergency response planning demands coordination of numerous entities, including governmental agencies, response organizations, and community support resources. This book outlines the essential roles of corporate and municipal managers and demonstrates the importance of their relationships with federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as public and private community sectors. Author Paul Erickson, one of the leading experts in the field, focuses on proactively planning for emergencies, particularly in the recognition and advance coordination of response to incidents instead of simply implementing emergency measures. EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANNING encompasses all of the basic elements of comprehensive emergency planning that emergency planners and response personnel will find essential.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123705037
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 3/1/2006
  • Series: Butterworth-Heinemann Homeland Security Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 430
  • Sales rank: 1,150,988
  • Product dimensions: 0.94 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Overview of Emergency Planning and Management

Chapter 1: Scope of Emergency Planning and Management
• Introduction
• Key Elements of Emergency Response Programs
• Extended Partnerships
• Proactive and Reactive Dimensions
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 2: Essentials of Holistic Planning and Management
• Introduction
• Scope of Pragmatic Emergency Planning
• Hazard and Risk Assessment
• On- and Off-Site Management
• Authority and Responsibility
• Communication and Information Processing
• Provisions and Support
• Medical Treatment and Surveillance
• Remediation and Review
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 3: The Emergency Response Plan
• Introduction
• Contents of Plan
• Testing and Revision of Plan
• Implementation of Plan and Oversight
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Section 2: Hazard and Risk Management

Chapter 4: Physical and Chemical Hazards
• Introduction
• Structural, Material, and Operational Sources of Hazards
• Physical, Chemical, and Biological Hazards
• Hazard Evaluation and Mitigation
• Consolidation of Relevant Technical Information
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 5: Biohazards
• Introduction
• Bloodborne Pathogens
• Universal Precautions
• Exposure Control Plan
• Other Pathogens
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 6: Medical Surveillance
• Introduction
• Surveillance Objectives and Concerns
• Liaison with Medical Authority
• Types of Medical Surveillance
• Programmatic Review
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 7: Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
• Introduction
• Selection of PPC and PPE
• Protective Clothing and Ensembles
• Respiratory Protection
• Hearing Protectors
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Section 3: Special Issues

Chapter 8: Hazard and Risk Reduction Strategies
• Introduction
• Mitigation Measures
• All-Hazard Mitigation
• Unified Command
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 9: Decontamination
• Introduction
• Scope of Decontamination Plan
• Emergency Decontamination
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 10: Data and Information Management
• Introduction
• Expert Software
• In-Service Data and Information Base
• Modular Approach to Database Design
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 11: Monitoring Strategies and Devices
• Introduction
• Chemical Monitoring Technologies
• Other Monitoring Technologies
• Design and Implementation of Monitoring Program
• Proactive Industrial Monitoring
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 12: Terrorism
• Introduction
• Potential Weapons
• Incident Site as Crime Scene
• Threat and Risk Target Assessment
• Emergency Operations Plan
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Chapter 13: Personnel Training
• Introduction
• Proactive Management of Hazards
• Incident Response Personnel
• Summary and Topics for Discussion

Appendices

• Glossary
• Key Sources of Information

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