TABLE TOP EXERCISE CHEMICAL(INDUSTRIAL) DISASTER BANGALORE (RURAL), KARNATAKA 20 December 2008
SCENARIO 1 • 1. IOCL LPG bottling plant is storing liquid LPG in three horizontal bullets and two Horton spheres under atmosphere temperature. At about 4.15 hrs on 20 December 2008, a leak of LPG was noticed due to failure of one of the flanges (an engineering fault) of Horton Sphere by the operational staff on duty. • Due to leaking of the LPG outside the boundary of IOC LPG plant, the gas came out of the plant boundary and caught fire due to spark from one of the truck passing outside the plant boundary and after a while this fire led to BLEVE in the one of the Horton spheres: • (a) Inside Plant –3 killed and 12 injured. • (b) Outside Plant– 5 killed and 37 injured.
REQUIREMENTS • Your reaction as operational staff on duty at the site. • Reaction of supervisory and decision making management of IOCL and Mutual Aid Group. • On declaration of the ‘off site’ emergency, the actions to be taken by the Bangluru Rural District Administration, Fire & Emergency Services, Police, Medical Services, Bengluru Municipal Corporation, Public Relation Officer, NGOs, NDRF/Army & other Stakeholders.
SITUATION 1 • 1. IOCL terminal stores, handles and processes a number of hazardous inflammable petroleum products at atmosphere temperature and pressure. At about 5.45 hrs on 20 December 2008, there was a catastrophic failure of a tank storing MS and got fire due to impact of BLEVE at neighbouring LPG Bottling Plant, as cascading effect. Due to fire in the MS tank, the impact is as follows: • (a) Inside IOCL terminal – 2 killed and 10 injured. • (b) Outside Terminal - 2 killed and 28 injured. • Live stock – killed 28 and affacted – 35. • Excessive damage to crop nearby. • Due to BLEVE at IOCL LPG plant the Tankers parked outside near to bulk storage terminal also caught fire and the impact is follows: • (a) Three Tanker Trucks caught fire • (b) 5 killed and 22 injured due fire
REQUIREMENTS • Action taken by the operational & supervisory staff at the IOCL terminal • Response of the IOCL Terminal Management. • Response of District Administration, Fire & Emergency Services, Police, Medical Services, other Stakeholders.
SITUATION 3 • BPCL terminal stores, handles and processes a number of hazardous inflammable petroleum products at atmosphere temperature and pressure. • At about 6.00 hrs on 20 December 2008, two persons were challenged by the security staff in the piping and pumps area in the BPCL terminal. They were wearing the BPCL staff dress. One of them removed his coat and suddenly there was a loud blast, killing the suicide bomber to pieces. While people rushed towards the incident site, the second person fired from his AK 47 rifle, killing 3 security personnel & injuring 8 staff members of BPCL. The blast affected the pipes rupturing a number of them causing leakage . The firing by the second terrorist caused pool fire which spread to the MS and Diesel tanks.
REQUIREMENTS • As security staff, operational staff, fire services and the management of BPCL, actions to be taken. • Action to be taken by district administration after’off site’ emergency is declared. Role of Fire & Emergency Services, Police, Medical Services, NGOs, Civil Defence, other Stakeholders. • Where will the ICP be located and who will be the overall Commander. • Where will be the Relief Camp established?
SUGGESTED DETAILMENT OF NODALOFFICERS & OBSERVER FOR MOCK EXERCISE CHEMICAL (INDUSTRIAL) DISASTER • Safety Officer: - ADC/DCP Bangalore (Urban) • Nodal Officer (State) - Chief Inspector of Factories & Boilers. • Nodal Officer (District) - DC, Bangalore (Rural) • Search, Rescue & Fire Fighting: • Nodal Officer - District Fire OfficerBangaloret • Observer - Fire Officer from neighbouring district. • 5 Medical & Trauma Counseling: • Nodal Officer - DMO, Bangalore (Rural) • Observer - Medical Officer from neighbouring District. • Law & Order & Evacuation: • a) Nodal Officer - DCP, Bangalore. • b) Observer - Police Officer/ ADM/ SDM from neighbouring district.
Help Line, NGOs & Information Dissemination: • a) Nodal Officer - PRO, Bangaluru. • b) Observer - Information Officer from neighbouring district. • 8. Relief: Food & Shelter: • a) Nodal Officer - District Supply Officer, • b) Observer - Supply Officer from neighbouring district. • Equipment Support & Sanitation Provision: • a) Nodal Officer - Addl Commissioner, Bangalore Municipal Corporation. • b) Observer - EE PHED from neighbouring districts. • Communication: • a) Nodal Officer - GM, BSNL, Bangaluru. • b) Observer - Communication Officer from neighbouring district.
11. Transport: • a) Nodal Officer - RTO, Bangluru • b) Observer - RTO from neighbouring district. • 12. Water & Electricity Supply: • a) Nodal Officer - CE, Water Deptt Municipal Corporation. • b) Observer - EE from neighbouring district.
LOGISTIC ARRANGEMENT FOR MOCK EXERCISE • Ambulance & Structures CMO Bangalore and hospitals earmarked by him. • Communication Eqpt (Telephone, Collector/Revenue Deptt. Officer, Communication Cordless, Bangalore Mobile Phone, Search Lights, Walky Talky Sets, Computer, Printer etc. • Transport • (a) Two Buses RTO, BangaloreSurat. • (b) Specialist Transport Municipal Coorporation, Bangalore.
LOGISTIC ARRANGEMENT FOR MOCK EXERCISE 4. Establishment of ICP DC. 5. Arrangements in ICP (a) Seating Arrangements DC. (b) Tents ( if in open) 105 (c) Chairs 100 (d) Tables 30 (e) Public Address System One (Audible in the ICP Complex)
6. Water Tankers - Two Bangalore Municipal Corporation( one for ICP and one for Relief Camp 7. Media Coverage State Information Officer and PRO,Bangalore 8. Electricity Supply Bangalore Municipal Corporation. 9. Fire fighting Vehicle and District Fire Officer, Equipments Bangalore(Rural)t Distt. 10. Accessories DC (Pens, Name Plates, Sketch Pens, , Board ,Banners, Flags, L-shaped files( folder) and caps/ arm bands marked Bangalore Mock Drill Optional)
11. Documentation DC, Bangalore (Rural). - Filming the Mock Exercise - Still Photography - Final Report > By all stakeholders > By Observers > By DC to NDMA by 15thth Feb 2009(inclusive of film of total exercise and complete documentation) > By DMI, Bhopal to NDMA by 15th Feb 2009. > NDMA will finalize Report by 28th Feb 2009 and share with all Stakeholders
FORMAT FOR SELF ASSESSMENT BY THE STAKEHOLDERS. • Name of the Organisation. • Type of Support Function. • (Eg. Medical, Relief, Search & Rescue) • Name of Team Leader. • Designation in Parent Organisation. • Contents of First Message about Incident • received and Communication mode. • Source of Information. (Who sent it) • Time Information received. • Starting Time from the Base Station / Organisation. • Time of arrival at ICP / Disaster Site. • Distance between Base Station and ICP/Disaster Site (in Km).
FORMAT FOR SELF ASSESSMENT BY THE STAKE HOLDERS. 11. Manpower Resources available and how much manpower carried. 12. Equipment carried. 13. Material brought. 14. Vehicle brought (Give type) (a) For use of ICP. (b) Self use. 15. Difficulties faced. 16. Support Agencies Available. 17. What was your Contribution in the Mock Drill? 18. Learning from Mock Drill. 19. Suggestions for Improvement. 20. Any other information, you would like to convey.
FORMAT FOR REPORT BY OBSERVER • 1. Emergency Support Function • (e.g Search & Rescue, Medical) • 2. Nodal Officer (Name) • 3. Observer (Name, Address and Tel. No.) • 5. Immediate Response (Give brief details) • 6. Duties undertaken by the Team Leader/s. • (Give details of duties) • 7. Resources Available • (All resources made available) • 8. Utilization of Resources • 9. Observers Comments (Frank Opinion, Good practices and weakness/shortcomings noticed)