The Trainer — February 2016
Creating an Emergency Response Manual
In this month’s feature, we discussed how to create an emergency response manual for your site and get your staff to follow it. Your staff will be able to handle emergencies more effectively if you create an emergency response manual for them to follow. The need for rapid decisions, shortage of time, and lack of resources and trained personnel could lead to chaos during an emergency. Time and circumstances in an emergency mean that normal channels of authority and communication cannot be relied upon to function routinely.