Emergency Preparedness

With the ongoing horrific incidents occurring around the world, it is crucial to limit organizational liability, reduce risk and enhance safety and organizational security posture.

Developing and maintaining a Security Program ensures organizational preparedness for emergency response, in addition to numerous global benefits.

These include essential industry standard conformance, risk reduction, potential insurance premium benefits and organizational awareness of risk profile addressed through safety and security infrastructure development.

Emergency Preparedness Services

Security Program Consultation Services

  • Evaluation and analysis of safety and security specifications in conformance with:
    • Applicable best practices
    • Industry standards
    • Documented plans/procedures/protocol/manuals
    • On-site protocol observations
    • Related contract formation
    • Design and infrastructure specifications

  • Benefits of evaluation and analysis:
    • Resulting findings and recommendations
    • Extrapolated data, information and observations translated into plans and manuals
    • Confirmation of documented practices through real-time observations

  • Consultation in support of:
    • Organizational benefits and limitations/obstacles
    • Roadmap/timeline specific to emergency preparedness and/or SAFETY Act goals

Emergency Operations Plan

Totality of Plan developed in conformance with NIMS and ICS standards, best practice and industry standards and tailored to organizational needs and relevant threat profile

Tri-Part Plan Organization:
  • I: Overarching Plan Specifics
  • II: Essential Reference Materials
  • III: Specific Threats

Designed to Promote:
  • Defined roles and responsibilities
  • Training opportunities
  • Easy access and cross-referenceable
  • Predictability in outcomes

Emergency Operations Plan Companion Training & Testing Materials

Bi-Level Training Materials:
  • High level
  • Low level

Format promotes flexibility in facilitation strategies:
  • Electronically on training portal
  • Virtual training opportunity
  • In-person facilitation

Accompanied by testing materials

Standard Operating Procedures Manual

Functions as Security Program operational framework

  • Foundational basis of security program operations and document retention processes
  • Developed in conformance with best practices and industry standards
    • Tailored to reflect:
      • Organization type
        • Facility
        • Service provider
      • Organizational threat profile
      • Footprint variations
      • Modes of operations

Business Continuity Plan

Framework for minimizing business interruption and optimizing business continuation under post emergency circumstances

  • Department by department analysis:
    • Critical business function
    • Departmental dependencies
    • Essential technological resources
    • Recovery time objectives

Training Portfolio

Foundational mechanism to ensure uniform application of training requirements
  • Assurances regarding baseline level of necessary knowledge for emergency operations and safety and security program policies

Training Portfolio components address:
  • Training policies and mandates
  • Training content
  • Training procedures
  • Quality assurance mechanisms

Public Information Officer Manual

Resource guide for Public Information Officer roles, responsibilities, coordination and chain of command infrastructure and considerations

  • Organizational and public safety coordination
  • Communication strategies
  • Traditional and Social Media management
  • Training and exercise benchmarks
  • Referenceable resources

Best Practice Model

Best Practice Model drives implementation mandates for institutional development of plans, policies and/or protocols through recommendations and standardized benchmarks

  • Framework tailored to organizational goals for targeted standardized benchmarks:
    • Global approach
      • Overarching security program mandates
    • Targeted approach
      • Sub-categories within overarching programs

Table-Top Exercise

Designed to test the resilient nature of the organizational security programs

  • Exercises in accordance with respective Best Practices and DHS standards, including consultation regarding agenda items, attendees, scenario selection, preparation of participant feedback forms, assistance with debriefing and Hot Wash sessions and completion of After-Action Reporting documentation surrounding the Exercise

Resiliency Maintenance Services

Entrenchment, maintenance and enhancement of security program infrastructure and organizational defined goals.

  • Review and update of security program plan documents
  • Receipt, review, organization and assimilation of annual SAFETY Act supporting documentation sample set

  • Consultation opportunities in support of:
    • Protocol changes
    • Contractor/vendor agreements
    • SAFETY Act protections

  • SAFETY Act liaison responsibilities:
    • Communicate necessary updates
    • Ensure award viability
    • Support award maintenance requirements through Contour response program
    • Award elevation efforts

Global Benefits

Limit Liability
Robust Plans and Protocols
Return on Investment
Potential Insurance Premium Benefits
Organizational Awareness of Risk Profile
Essential Infrastructure Development
Risk Reduction
Increased Safety and Security Posture
Strategic Planning and Implementation of Objectives
Competitive Advantage
Optimized Staff and Partner Relationships
Enhanced Industry Standard Conformance

Stay Prepared. Stay Safe.

Contact us today to strengthen your security program and assist with your SAFETY Act and Emergency Preparedness needs.