ABSTRACT

Disaster Preparedness for Emergency Response Personnel   [open pdf - 734KB]

"The problem is O'Fallon Fire Protection District has not assessed emergency preparedness of individual on duty emergency response personnel and their families in the event of a disaster. The purpose of the research utilized evaluative research methodology to appraise the current level of preparedness of on duty emergency response personnel with regard to their families and overall safety. The research questions used to guide this study were: (1) What are the recognized recommendations for family disaster preparedness of an on duty emergency responder; (2) What operational policies or guidelines are utilized by other agencies to provide for the safety and effectiveness of emergency response personnel and their families in a disaster situation; (3) What is the level of preparedness of emergency response personnel and their families in the event they are on duty when a disaster strikes; and (4) What specific actions are on duty personnel prepared to perform in the event of a disaster?"

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2012-06?
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Public Domain
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United States Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/
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