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E-618 - Emergency Response Planning

  • Engineers, technicians, and staff that eventually can be involved in the development or implementation of emergency response planning.
  • This course provides the necessary knowledge to assess and plan emergency response at the different levels of the organization, identifying the necessary technical and human resources.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • provide a thorough understanding of Emergency plans,
  • identify the Emergency response tiers, roles and responsibilities applicable to each emergency response team,
  • identify the resources available for emergency response,
  • evaluate emergency scenarios and develop response strategies,
  • develop emergency drills scenarios,
  • describe the different firefighting scenarios and to identify the best strategy,
  • describe the potential impacts of oil spills and the existing technologies for control and remediation.
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Several applications and illustrations.
  • Several case studies and teamwork sessions.

Emergency response plan 2 days
  • Emergency response levels. Crisis management teams.
  • Field Emergency Management Plan: objectives, strategies, requirements.
  • Emergency evacuation and rescue planning and resources.
  • Crisis Management Plan: roles and resources.
  • Medical evacuation plan.
  • Induction and training.
  • Emergency Drills.
Fire protection systems 1.5 days
  • Fire detection systems. Technologies.
  • Passive fire protection.
  • Firefighting materials: water, foam, chemicals products and inert gases.
  • Fixed fire protection equipment: fire pumps, deluge systems, sprinklers.
  • Firefighting mobile equipment: types and strategies of use.
  • General fire scenarios and firefighting strategies.
Oil spill contingency plan 1.5 days
  • Potential impacts of oil spills: onshore and offshore.
  • Offshore oil spills: technology, marine and shore restoration.
  • Onshore oil spills: technology and soil remediation.