Cumberland County wishes to develop a strong county government emergency response capability to preserve, maintain, and reconstitute the county government 's ability to carry out the executive, legislative and judicial processes under the threat or occurrence of any emergency condition that could disrupt such process and services. Mitigation activities conducted at the county and local level include, but are not limited to the following: Prepare disaster response plans and procedures to cover natural or man-made disasters. Prepare annexes in support of county plans as required and support to local government and/or other county/state organizations. Conduct training, education and exercise programs to assure a continuing capability to accomplish disaster response measures for response staff and auxiliary staff. Prepare and conduct public information programs on natural and man-made disasters to educate the public on protective measures to be taken in the event of a disaster.
It is a continual form of planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising, evaluation, and improvement that will ensure effective coordination and enhancement of capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from and, mitigate the effects of natural disasters, man-made disasters and, acts of terrorism (The four phases of emergency management, n.d.). Emergency managers develop plans to manage and counter the risks and act to build the needed capabilities to implement the plans (The four phases of emergency management, n.d.) The public sector can enhance preparedness by making sure proper maintenance and training is given to all emergency services, by developing emergency population warning methods, by preparing shelters and evacuation plans for communities and, by stockpiling, inventory, and maintain disaster supplies and equipment (The four phases of emergency management, n.d.) Some of the benefits of preparedness would be having better trained emergency personnel, allow the public to be educated in emergencies, having better vehicles and equipment and, by developing and maintain better communication systems (Four phases of emergency management,
The root causes lie at level 1 which inevitably influence the effectiveness of all the risk control systems and workplace precautions that exist at levels 2 and 3. The most useful definition identified to date is the definition used by Paradies and Busch (1988), that is: The most basic cause that can be reasonably identified And that management has control to fix This definition will be used for this review. It contains three key elements: Basic Cause: Specific reasons as to why an incident occurred that enable recommendations to be made which will prevent recurrence of the events leading up to the incident. Reasonably Identified: Incident investigation must be completed in a reasonable time frame. Root causes analysis, to be effective, must help investigators to get the most out of the time allotted for investigation.
This paper will discuss a psychological support agency and the framework for an ideal support agency to respond to a natural catastrophic event. This paper will include but not limited to the size of the support agency, the qualifications and skills of the employees, the services that the support agency provides, the key components of a psychological support agency and its overarching mission, and last but not least, how the support agency can work with other organizations and the roles the criminal justice system would play in the agency. It is unfortunate that a catastrophic disaster can take place at any given time without warning. It is very important to have a plan set in place in case something does happen. A catastrophic disaster
Disaster Recovery Planning and Business Continuity Planning A disaster recovery plan (DRP) - sometimes referred to as a business continuity plan (BCP) or business process contingency plan (BPCP) - describes how an organization is to deal with potential disasters. Just as a disaster is an event that makes the continuation of normal functions impossible, a disaster recovery plan consists of the precautions taken so that the effects of a disaster will be minimized and the organization will be able to either maintain or quickly resume mission-critical functions. Typically, disaster recovery planning involves an analysis of business processes and continuity needs; it may also include a significant focus on disaster prevention. Business conduct that occurred today, the word "disaster" to refer to what's going on without preparations and make the business progress to irreversible damage control. For example, damage caused by the basic device that is associated with IT,
- The forth part is the risk monitoring to determine how effective the risk responses are. RISK ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY - Risk assessment process -- Risk models define the factors such as threat, vulnerability, likelihood, impact, etc. to be assessed. Definitions of each factor needs to be defined before assessing to clearly define the risk. -- Assessment approach can be quantitative, qualitative, or semi-qualitative.
The people involved are also known as stakeholders. Stakeholders are individuals or groups with the responsibility for completing a project and influencing the overall design, and those who are most impacted by success or failure of the system implementation (Mcgonigle). This process all starts with the performance improvement department at our facility. They are incharge of selecting events for the Performance Improvement Projects (PIP) involved in the RCA. The performance improvement department is also in charge of gathering information about the incident including the incident report or any other documentation surrounding the event.
2001). Leaders need to emphasise that it is not individuals who make mistakes but systems that fails hence changes to practice will be inevitable and in the best interest of both the patients and professionals who implement these changes. Embed lessons through changes to practice, processes or systems must be used as a measuring mechanism to implement practices that meet standards set by the success criteria (National Patient Safety Agency 2006; 2009; South Tees Hospitals 2011). (Street level bureaucrats) Combining bottom-up energy with top-down support change management practices is essential in achieving a desiring outcome. Professional who are to implemented new guidelines regarding change in practice need autonomy and confidence to operate bearing in mind the backing of their superiors.
Programs need to be put in place so that when disaster strikes anywhere in the world we can reach them within 24 hours of a disaster. Criticisms have arose about the handling of disasters in the past(Brown). Improvements in these critical areas need to be made in order to improve the overall success and efficiency of relief and rebuilding after a disaster and to ensure that everyone
The Military and the National Response Framework Whenever disaster occurs, the federal government is tasked to response to such a disaster. In order to make the response more efficient, all levels of government and other bodies are guided by the National Response Framework (NRF). As a