The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 modernised the UKas approach to disaster and emergency management, taking into account the kinds of threats the country faces in the 21st century, including terrorist threats and threats to the environment. This third edition of the Tolleyas Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management has been fully updated to cover the topics and themes reflected in the Act, and collates all the key components of disaster and emergency planning for both the public and the private sector, covering both man-made and natural disasters. Written from a UK practitioneras point of view, using case studies and examples, it helps readers to understand and formulate disaster and emergency policies and systems for their workplace. Its practical approach will help organizations to ensure business continuity and safeguard the health and safety of their staff in the event of a disaster. The new edition has been updated in line with the latest legislation: * Civil Contingencies Act 2004 * Amendment to the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations * Corporate Manslaughter Bill9. Fire. Safety. Management. for. a#39;Publica#39;. Buildings. In this chapter: ac Introduction. ac Fire Safety Manual a Section 1: Statutory controls. ac Fire Safety Manual a Section 2: Policy and procedures. ac Fire Safety Manual a Section 3: Description andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Tolley's Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management|
|Author||:||Tony Moore, Raj Lakha|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2007-01-18|