Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Κey to the successful management of emergencies is the preparation and implementation of a complete Emergency Preparedness Plan, as well as the organization and conduct of regular emergency drills.

The content of the Emergency Preparedness Plan (EPP) may include (but are not limited to) the following topics

  • Response in case of Fire
  • Response in the event of an earthquake
  • Response in the event of extreme weather events
  • Response to Sudden Situation
  • Response to a Gas Leak
  • Response to a Chemical Leak
  • Response to a Terrorist Threat

By performing regular emergency drills

  • The degree of staff readiness is ascertained
  • Weaknesses, malfunctions, and equipment shortages are identified
  • The ERP is evaluated, improved and updated
  • Develops a safety culture in workplace
  • Difficulties arise from an emergency