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1

The three primary goals of emergency planning are:

1) Protection of lives
2) Protection of property
3) Restoration of normal activities and operation

2

Emergency plan should be in

Writing

3

Emergency plans should be ____ and _____

Precise and specific

4

A separate emergency plan should be prepared for

Each type of disaster which has a probability of occurring

5

The most serious hazards commonly threatening industrial facilities are
1)
2)

1) Fire
2) Explosion

6

During the past decade, the most common emergencies have been ____, _____, and _____

1) Fire
2) Bomb threat
3) Labor dispute

7

Some key items which appear in most emergency plans are
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)

1) Policy
2) Risk assessment as to the hazard involved
3) Emergency organization structure
4) Description and details regarding emergency facilities
5) Listing of emergency equipment and supplies
6 List of mutual aid agreements
7) Shutdown procedures
8) Evacuation procedures

8

A new organization should not be developed to handle emergency situations, because

The existing organization should be able to take care of emergency and crisis problems

9

The first step in establishing an emergency capability within the facility is

The appointment of an emergency coordinator

10

One of the persons designated with authority to declare an emergency must be

Available or on call at all times

11

The management succession list must include enough names to ensure

That there is always an appropriate executive available during an emergency

12

_______ and ______ are critical elements in the successful conduct of emergency programs.

Leadership and direction

13

Specifically required in a plan for continuity of leadership are measures to
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Assure a functioning Board of Directors
2) Establish lines of succession for key officers
3) Establish an alternate company headquarters
4) Assure records preservation

14

A major problem in emergency planning pertains to the situation where

A large number of the members of the board are dead or unable to establish the quorum legally necessary for board action

15

The following methods have been suggested to make certain a quorum is present during emergencies
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Reducing the quorum number
2) Summary filling of board vacancies
3) Establishing an emergency management committee
4) Appointing alternate directors

16

The security director not only should be involved in emergency planning but often

The emergency organization is built around the security force

17

Some key characteristics of the director of the emergency plan are
1)
2)
3)

1) Should be member of top-level management
2) Is responsible for liaison with outside agencies and cooperating companies
3) Will have authority to declare a state of emergency

18

The responsibilities of the emergency plan director include
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)

1) Classifying emergency and (starting action)
2) Activating emergency forces
3) Ordering shutdown
4) Ordering evacuation
5) Making emergency announcement
6) Requesting mutual aid
7) Coordinating emergency action

19

In providing for continuity of management during an emergency, plans should call for the

Establishment of alternate headquarters

20

The purpose of remote-control center is to

Bring together during an emergency the policymaking skills, executive decisions and communications necessary to maintain vital production in time of disaster

21

Security responsibilities in emergency situations may include
1-11_____

1) Access control
2) Traffic and pedestrian control
3) Protection of lives
4) Protection of property
5) Prevention of theft
6) Evacuation control
7) Assistance in first aid and rescue
8) Protection of vital information
9) Control of hazardous areas
10) Firefighting
11) Establishing communication with outside agencies

22

Security will have _____ during shutdowns.

Special protective responsibilities

23

Responsibility for shut down in a firm should be assigned to

Person familiar with the specific operations

24

Emergency shutdown procedure should be developed and tested by the

Department managers concerned

25

_____ on each shift should be assigned specific responsibilities for emergency shutdown

Maintenance employees

26

Relocation plan to be tested how frequently?

One day per year

27

_____ should be established to identify fire and other emergency situations

Distinctive signals

28

One aspect of emergency planning which will be relatively uniform for almost all situations is

Evacuation procedures

29

Some key points regarding evacuation procedures
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Advanced training is necessary to prevent panic
2) Exit routes should be clearly marked
3) Wardens should be utilized where firm is large
4) Security sometimes functions as warden

30

Evacuation routes and exits should be the same for ______ or ______.

Bomb threat or a fire

31

Since fire is the primary destroyer of property

An emergency fire protection group should be organized and trained

32

What is the most important aspect of plans for coping with major plant fires?

A mutual assistance agreement with local governments, other plants and nearby government installations

33

Very important aspect of emergency planning consist of cooperation in the form of

A "Mutual Aid Association"

34

A "Mutual Aid Association" is

A cooperative organization of industrial firms, business firms and similar organizations united by a voluntary agreement to assist each other by providing material, equipment, and personnel to help in disaster control functions

35

Duplicate records for storage at alternate headquarters may be in the following forms
1)
2)
3)
4)

1) Microform
2) Data tapes and disks
3) Photocopies
4) Blueprints

36

Photographic coverage of a disaster area is desirable for these two main reasons:

1) Insurance copies
2) To support claims