Emergency Response Planning for Corporate and Municipal Managers

ISBN-10: 0123705037

ISBN-13: 9780123705037

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Paul A. Erickson

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This text outlines the role of corporate & municipal managers in both proactive & reactive emergency management & demonstrates the importance of their relationships with federal, state, & local government agencies, as well as public & private sectors.
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Book details

List price: $93.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 3/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Paul A. Erickson is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at Saint Mary's University in Halifax.

Overview of Emergency Planning and Management
Scope of Emergency Planning and Management
Introduction
Key Elements of Emergency Response Programs
Extended Partnerships Proactive and Reactive Dimensions
Summary and Topics for Discussion
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
The Emergency Response Plan
Introduction
Contents of Plan
Testing and Revision of Plan
Implementation of Plan and Oversight
Summary and Topics for Discussion
Hazard and Risk Management
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
Biohazards
Introduction
Bloodborne Pathogens
Universal Precautions
Exposure Control Plan
Other Pathogens
Summary and Topics for Discussion
Medical Surveillance
Introduction
Surveillance Objectives and Concerns
Liaison with Medical Authority
Types of Medical Surveillance
Programmatic Review
Summary and Topics for Discussion
Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
Introduction
Selection of PPC and PPE
Protective Clothing and Ensembles
Respiratory Protection
Hearing Protectors
Summary and Topics for Discussion
Special Issues
Hazard and Risk Reduction Strategies
Introduction
Mitigation Measures
All-Hazard Mitigation
Unified Command
Summary and Topics for Discussion
Decontamination
Introduction
Scope of Decontamination Plan
Emergency Decontamination
Summary and Topics for Discussion
Data and Information Management
Introduction
Expert Software
In-Service Data and Information Base
Modular Approach to Database Design
Summary and Topics for Discussion
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
Terrorism
Introduction
Potential Weapons
Incident Site as Crime Scene
Threat and Risk Target Assessment
Emergency Operations Plan
Summary and Topics for Discussion
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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