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Emergency Preparedness and Response. EPA Regions 9 & 10 and The Federal Network for Sustainability. Objectives. After this discussion, you should be able to: Describe requirements for emergency preparedness in an EMS Give examples of emergency preparedness programs. EMS Requirements.

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emergency preparedness and response

Emergency Preparedness and Response

EPA Regions 9 & 10

and

The Federal Network for Sustainability

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Objectives

After this discussion, you should be able to:

  • Describe requirements for emergency preparedness in an EMS
  • Give examples of emergency preparedness programs
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EMS Requirements

  • Establish and maintain procedures to identify and respond to accidents and emergencies
  • Address potential environmental effects
  • Review and revise procedures as necessary after accidents
  • Conduct periodic tests of procedures
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Federal Facility Emergency Preparedness Programs

  • Fire Department
  • Safety Office
  • EPCRA Program
    • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • HAZMAT Response
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Summary

  • An EMS must address emergency preparedness and response
  • Most federal facilities have mature programs in place
  • Potential environmental issues must be addressed