Emergency Response Planning

For Corporate and Municipal Managers


  • Paul Erickson, New England Research, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.


Managers involved in contingency planning, facilities management, risk management, public safety, occupational health and safety, and related areas; disaster preparedness/safety committee members; municipal authorities involved in emergency management; industrial health and safety consultants; legal and insurance professionals; graduate and undergraduate students.


Book information

  • Published: January 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-241540-1

Table of Contents

Scope of Emergency Response.Elements of Holistic Planning and Management.The Emergency Response Plan.Command.Physical and Chemical Hazards.Biohazards.Medical Surveillance.Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment.Personnel Training.Hazard and Risk Reduction Strategies.Decontamination.Data and Information Management.Monitoring Strategies and Devices.Terrorism.Appendices:Glossary.FEMA Office Addresses.Regional and Area OSHA Offices.States with Approved Occupational Safety and Health Plans.OSHA Consultation Directory.State Emergency Response Committees.FEMA Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry.OSHA Training Curriculum Guidelines 29 CFR 1910.120 (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response).Terrorism Incident Annex to the Federal Response Plan.Presidential Decision Directive 39 (Unclassified).National Fire Academy and Emergency Management Institute Courses Related to Consequence Management.Emergency Procedures for Employees with Disabilities in Office Occupancies (U.S. Fire Administration: June 1995).How to Prepare for Workplace Emergencies (U.S. Department of Labor OSHA (1995) Revised.)