Emergency Response Planning
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The emergency response is the final defense line in case of a major accident
case and it’s also a possibility to mitigate the effects of such major accident. The main
input to carry out an effective emergency response plan is the risk analysis. Based on
risk analysis results, operational procedures and logistic of the emergency response are
defined. Indeed the first step to verify the emergency response plan is to carry out the
emergency exercise to train employees on emergency procedures as well as to improve
Depends on major accident consequences the emergency response requires a huge
response capability which involves more than one company and also local, state and
national authorities support.
This chapter aims to discuss the main issues involved in emergency response like
communication, emergency response framework functions, and organization integrations
as well as giving some examples of different emergency response approaches.
Emergency response, contingency response, emergency
communication, virtual reality, vulnerability.
Production Engineering Department - LATEC, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil.