emergency action plan


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emergency action plan

1. A protocol used during catastrophic events or mass casualties.
2. A protocol for use during hectic, or rapidly changing conditions in patient care.
See also: plan
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On Stellar construction projects, for example, we post a summarized version of the emergency action plan inside every construction site trailer to ensure personnel is always in-the-know when it comes to safety.
During the Missing Prisoner portion of the Emergency Action Plan exercise, the battalion and NWJRCF staff quickly activated the Emergency Operations Center and coordinated with the I/R units to deploy search teams and apprehend missing prisoners.
In addition, only 50% of schools with an emergency action plan practiced it at least once a year, and merely 18% of those with AEDs required annual training in proper use by all coaches.
The law, which went into effect in April 2006, incorporates most of the recommendations offered by the World Trade Center Building Code Task Force, which requires all New York City class E buildings to file an emergency action plan (EAP) with the Fire Department in case of a variety of non-fire related threats.
Once the emergency action plan has been established, management should present the plan to all employees to familiarize them with the process.
A fire service spokesman said the full scale emergency action plan had been adopted as soon as the alert was sounded.
Emergency action plans are sometimes viewed as more hassle than they are worth, but for facilities that have been through natural disasters, or had emergencies that require implementing the plans, they know a good plan is a valuable tool to assure that workers are not only trained, but also kept safe during these events.
Instead, the Ministry of Defence has agreed to carry out an emergency action plan to stamp out the problem.
Under his guidance, Rutgers received two 1999 Best of Aquatics Awards from Aquatics International for its emergency action plan and in-service training programs.
Be sure you discuss your emergency action plan with your medical director.
Finally, an emergency action plan for dealing with international crisis situations is demanded.

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