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E-618 - Emergency Response Planning

E-618 - Emergency Response Planning

3 days
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?


    • Engineers involved in the development crisis management plans for operators, national companies or public administrations, managers and support personnel who can be involved in the Crisis Management Team.


  • Foundation
  • This course provides the necessary knowledge to assess and plan crisis management of major severity events at headquarters level, identifying the required technical and human resources.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • identify and evaluate major severity scenarios and develop response strategies,
  • provide a thorough understanding of a Crisis Management Plan at headquarters level,
  • identify the roles and responsibilities applicable to crisis management team,
  • identify the resources available for crisis management.
Course Content


1 day

  • What is a crisis? Consequence of a catastrophic event.
  • Emergency response levels. Tier 3 emergency definition.
  • Identification of catastrophic events through risk assessment tools. Risk map.
  • Tools to evaluate catastrophic scenarios.
  • Types of catastrophic events with historic examples:
  • Industrial accidents: blowout, industrial accident affecting public, major oil spills.
  • Social and political incidents.
  • Security incidents.
  • Examples from other industries.


1.5 days

  • Structure, roles and resources of crisis management plan at HQ level.
  • Responsibilities of top management.
  • Development of scenarios and identification of potential affected parties: relatives, partners, public, authorities, media…
  • Activation of Crisis Management Plan. Support for decision making.
  • Crisis Management Team members. Roles of decision makers (managers) and technical advisors.
  • Resources of a crisis management control center.
  • Information and communication means.
  • External resources for crisis management: blowout contingency, oil spill management, evacuation and rescue, external communication, legal advice.
  • Human factors in crisis situations.
  • Training requirements and emergency drills.


0.5 day

  • A specific event is proposed and participants will develop the crisis management plan scenario, defining roles, required resources and identifying the external elements affected.
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