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Document ID (ISN)48649
CIS number 87-1443
ISSN - Serial title 0143-5353 - Occupational Safety and Health
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Title Disaster planning
Bibliographic information Mar. 1987, Vol.17, No.3, p.8-14. Illus. no ref.
Abstract This is a summary of the talks given during a seminar held in London, United Kingdom, in November 1986. Discussed were: legal requirements, accident potential investigation, emergency planning, information to the public; contingency planning, periodic reappraisal, feasibility of emergency plans, exercises or rehearsals, and rehabilitation. The conclusions covered the role of risk management in an enterprise. A disaster planning package is described which shows a series of disasters and concentrates on the lessons to be learned from role play exercises.
Descriptors (primary) total loss control; safety planning; disasters
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; conference; emergency organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes