join our network! affiliate login  
Custom Search
GET OUR FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTERS!
Daily and Weekly Editions • Articles • Alerts • Expert Advice • Learn More
Search HR Guidebook:  
« Go Back

Community Outreach

An Emergency Plan will involve other organizations and personnel in the community.  Emergencies or disasters which affect the entire community will need a different response than an emergency which affects your facility alone.  Both situations will demand a dialogue with the community.

A situation that involves your facility alone will require that you have interactions with community resources.  For example, if your facility potentially could experience a chemical spill:

•  regular meetings should take place, where emergency plans and procedures are reviewed

•  prevention procedures should be discussed with community resources

•  community response groups should tour your facility to become familiar with the layout

•  drills should be conducted, in cooperation with community resources like the fire and police departments

In the event your facility is responsible for an emergency or incident, you must be prepared to provide information to appropriate community resources regarding the following:

•  nature of the incident

•  potential for the community’s safety being at risk

•  actions being taken to resolve the problem

•  prevention procedures in place at the time of the incident

It is your responsibility to determine what audiences will be affected by your incident, and what their information needs are.

Category:Disaster Planning

Categories:

Ogletree Deakins | California | The Opportunities and Obligations of Venture Capital and Private Equity in the #MeToo Environment (February 01, 2018)

Fisher Phillips | California | Glimmers of Hope? Pair of Recent PAGA Cases Provide Rare Procedural Victories for California Employers (January 31, 2018)

Ogletree Deakins | California | California’s Salary History Ban: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (January 23, 2018)

Fisher Phillips | California | The ICEman Cometh? Recent War of Words Puts California Employers in the Crosshairs of National Immigration Debate (January 22, 2018)

Jackson Lewis P.C. | California | Trial Court Properly Denied Attorneys’ Fees To Plaintiff Who Proved His Termination Was Substantially Motivated By His Disabilities, But Was Not The Prevailing Party At Trial (January 21, 2018)

Ogletree Deakins | California | Cal/OSHA Approves Long-Awaited Housekeeper Injury Prevention Regulations (January 24, 2018)

Fisher Phillips | California | DLSE Publishes Voluntary Template for Required Employer AB 450 Notice (February 11, 2018)

Fisher Phillips | California | Cal/OSHA Approves Hotel Housekeeping Injury Standard – Likely to Go Into Effect Later This Year (January 21, 2018)

Ogletree Deakins | California | As Marijuana Shops Thrive, California Employers Revisit Drug Policies (January 18, 2018)

Jackson Lewis P.C. | California | California Labor Department Releases Form for Employers Responding to Immigration Agency Inspection (February 12, 2018)