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Emergency planning for major incidents

Uniformed Public Services Level 3 Unit 15 Emergency Planning for Major Incidents
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Lucy Anderson

on 13 October 2013

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Transcript of Emergency planning for major incidents

Emergency planning for major incidents
What potential risks are there?
Preparedness
Preparedness can prevent an emergency from turning into a serious disaster - but only if there is a thorough risk assessment
Back up plans - e.g. radio failure
Public awareness, education
Assessment
High or low risk?
Hazard - anything that can cause harm
Threat - something that is likely to cause harm
Risk assessment - an evaluation of the seriousness of the hazard or threat, the likelihood of the harm occurring and the measures needed to reduce the hazard or threat
Grading criteria
P6 - Explain the main considerations when planning and preparing for major incidents
M4 - Explain the role of the organisations involved in planning for major incidents
D1 - Analyse the importance of inter-agency emergency planning for major incidents
Challenge
Read the Incident action plan for 'A fire in the car park of a music festival'
Music Festival Fire!
Prevention
July 2005 London Bombings
Emergency services could not communicate by radio underground due to the lack of signal
Reliance on mobile phone networks
Response
Police - Protect and investigate
Fire - Rescue of people trapped by fire, wreckage or debris
Ambulance - Co-ordinate NHS response
Local Authorities - Support the emergency services
Voluntary Organisations - Support (e.g. St Johns Ambulance)

Aftermath of the major incident
Return to normality
Local Authority take a lead role
Recovery
Plans
Emergency plans
Challenge!! Look at the Gateshead emergency plan and in groups, summarise the key elements it covers
Organisations involved
DEFRA - Department which deals with environmental issues
HSE- Health and Safety Executive
Highways Agency - Road network incidents
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Government Decontamination Service
Grading Criteria
P6 - Explain the main considerations when planning and preparing for major incidents
M4 - Explain the role of the organisations involved in planning for major incidents
D1 - Analyse the importance of inter-agency emergency planning for major incidents
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