2:00 pm-3:30 pm
An emergency operations plan (EOP) is a set of written procedures for dealing with emergencies that minimize the impact of the event and facilitate recovery from the event. They must address all aspects of an emergency, including prevention, mitigation, response, and recovery.
Although EOPs should be reviewed annually, most tend to gather dust on a shelf and are never “put to the test.” You may have the greatest EOP ever written but if you never conduct an exercise to test your plans, capabilities, and training, then all you have is a good theory.
The best way to test your EOP is through varying exercises for a wide array of threats, including natural disasters, biological disasters, and human-caused threats.
During this webinar hosted by Campus Safety Webcast Series, we will discuss:
- What is an Emergency Operation Plan (EOP)?
- How to create an EOP and the types of hazards/threats that need to be considered
- How to train staff and test EOPs using drills/exercises of varying difficulty levels
- Exercise successes and failures
- The importance of conducting an after-action review following an exercise