Emergency Operations Center: Awareness

    Introductory Information:

    This program is designed to provide management personnel in the private sector with the knowledge required to ensure continuity of operations in the event of a significant disruption to business.

    Main topics covered in this course include:

    • Why Use an Emergency Operations Center?

    • Business Continuity Plan

    • Roles and Responsibilities

    • Emergency Scenarios

    Legal Requirements:

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has adopted a standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs (NFPA 1600). This standard establishes a common set of criteria for disaster/emergency management and business continuity programs. Chapter 5.13 on training states, “The entity shall develop and implement a training/educational curriculum to support the business continuity program.” This online training is intended to assist in compliance with this requirement.

    Course Duration: 4 Hours

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