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1

Every industrial firm, regardless of size, should establish an internal organization that will be able to _______________________.

protect life and property in time of any emergency.

2

The first step in establishing an emergency capability is the _______________.

appointment of an emergency coordinator.

3

The emergency coordinator has the responsibility to:
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Develop emergency organization
2) Develop emergency plans
3) Take preparedness measures
4) Supervise recruitment and training of personnel

4

"Emergency Readiness" means...

Preparation has reached the point where you are prepared to react promptly to save life and protect property if the plant is threatened or hit by major emergency.

5

The one thing that distinguishes disasters or major emergencies from the emergencies plant personnel deal with every day is

the need for coordinated emergency operations.

6

The essential first step in preparing for disaster operations is...

the establishment of an overall corporate disaster plan.

7

The basic emergency plan should be made up of three elements:
1)
2)
3)

1) Authority
2) Types of emergencies
3) Plan of execution

8

All plant emergency operations should be __________.

in writing.

9

All emergency plans must be ______ after _____________.

tested after being formulated.

10

The emergency plan should be supported by appropriate appendices which might be needed during an emergency. The following appendices are recommended:
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)

1) Maps
2) Procedure charts
3) Call-up lists
4) Listing of local resources
5) Mutual-aid agreements
6) A glossary of terms

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11

The emergency plan should include the following emergency shutdown elements:
1)
2)
3)

1) A complete checklist for emergency shutdown and disaster control
2) Training of personnel to implement the emergency shutdown procedures
3) Damage assessment and control techniques to minimize property loss

12

________________ must be established to coordinate all efforts in a major emergency

A community-based emergency control center

13

The value of an emergency plan is that it:
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)

1) Provides a written record and means of communicating information throughout an organization
2) Assures all procedures fit into an integrated plan
3) Promotes uniformity
4) Assures a permanent record of decisions and acquired knowledge
5) Provides a means of orientation of new employees into emergency responsibilities
6) Permits management to delegate specific authorities
7) Presents a public relations medium for communication to employees, customers, and stockholders

14

The basic operating element of a Mutual Aid Association is an ________________.

operating board.

15

A Mutual Aid Association's operating board's duties are:
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)

1) Resolving group operating problems
2) Preparing effective emergency plans
3) Establishing a method of pooling resources
4) Developing training program
5) Conducting test drills
6) Standardizing protective equipment

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16

It is vital that all executives, supervisors, managers, foremen, section heads, and trade union representatives be _________________.

thoroughly acquainted with the emergency plan and give it their full support.

17

When should new employees be made aware of the existence of the disaster plan?

As soon as they begin their career with the company.

18

"Vital Records" are...

those necessary to ensure the survival of the business.

19

Vital records usually constitute no more than ____% of a corporation's records.

2%

20

The following records are considered to be fundamentally vital to any corporate organization:
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)

1) The incorporation certificate
2) The bylaws
3) Stock records
4) Board of Directors minutes
5) Certain corporate finance records

21

A suggested procedure for analyzing a company's vital records is as follows:
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Classification of company operations into broad *functional* categories
2) The determination of the role of each function in an emergency
3) The identification of the minimum information that must be readily accessible during or after a disaster or emergency to assure vital functions perform properly
4) The identification of the particular record that contains this vital information and the departments

22

Effective protection of Electronic Data Processing (EDP) vital information is more complicated than safeguarding paper vital records for the following reasons:
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Formerly dispersed information is consolidated, which increases its exposure to possible destruction or compromise
2) Data processing medium is extremely vulnerable to a wide variety of perils such as fire and water
3) The computer and the physical area in which located must be protected along with the vital information which is so closely linked to it
4) The adequacy and validity of the programs used to process this information and related computer operations documentation must be safeguarded to assure the usefulness, currency, and accuracy of the basic information

23

Recommendations for improving the physical security of a computer:
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)

1) Make the facility as inconspicuous as possible
2) Institute strict controls over access to the computer facility
3) Review possible computer facility exposure to water and fire damage
4) Provide sufficient emergency power generation capacity to compensate for voltage surges and otherwise maintain uninterrupted power to the computer
5) Ensure that alternate facilities to be used in an emergency are compatible with the company's computer and the work performed on it

24

Data processing tapes and disks must be protected by ____________________ which have been approved for temperatures up to ____°F and ___% humidity protection.

Specially insulated records containers
150°F
80%

25

The integrity of computer processed vital records is maintained by careful control over:
1)
2)
3)

1) Data input and file access
2) Program content revisions
3) Computer facility operating procedures

26

The Vital Records Protection Plan should be tested ______.

At least once a year.

27

The tests of Vital Records Programs should verify that vital records needed after a disaster are:
1)
2)
3)

1) Current
2) Protected sufficiently against natural disasters, nuclear detonation and other perils
3) Retrievable as needed in usable form