Emergency Response Planning for Corporate and Municipal Managers (2nd Ed.)

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352 p. · 18.4x26 cm · Hardback

Emergency Response Planning 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.

The book is broken out into three sections. Section 1 outlines the overall scope of comprehensive emergency planning and discusses in detail the major elements that must be addressed in an Emergency Response Plan. Section 2 examines the types of hazards and risks faced by emergency response personnel, as well as the public, in typical emergencies, and provides specific recommendations regarding the immediate and long-term health and safety of emergency response personnel. Section 3 discusses a range of issues that must be given special attention in the development and implementation of any emergency response plan including: hazard and risk reduction, decontamination, data and information management, monitoring strategies and devices, terrorism, and the training of emergency response personnel.



  • Helps you to develop and implement an Emergency Response Plan
  • Provides specific recommendations regarding the immediate and long-term health and safety of emergency response personnel
  • End of Chapter summaries and questions provide concise information on learning objectives and a review of important concepts

Section 1: Overview of Emergency Planning and Management  1. Scope of Emergency Planning and Management 2. Essentials of Holistic Planning and Management 3. The Emergency Response Plan

Section 2: Hazard and Risk Management 4. Physical and Chemical Hazards 5. Biohazards 6. Medical Surveillance 7. Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment

Section 3: Special Issues 8. Hazard and Risk Reduction Strategies 9. Decontamination 10. Data and Information Management 11. Monitoring Strategies and Devices 12. Terrorism 13. Personnel Training Appendices Glossary Key Sources of Information

PRIMARY MARKET:
Graduate and undergraduate students studying emergency planning, management, and response; security, disaster recovery, loss prevention, and business continuity professionals and consultants; municipal managers involved in emergency planning and response; corporate risk management/hazard professionals.

SECONDARY MARKET:
Industrial health and safety consultants, industrial health and safety academic programs, Federal, state and local emergency response authorities.