Civil emergencies - emergency plan
Below you will find a brief introduction to how the Council prepares for emergencies. This involves partnership working with various agencies and organisations both internally and externally. Should you require any further information please contact the Emergency Planning Unit who will be happy to help.
The emergency planning unit is responsible for ensuring relevant emergency plans and procedures are in place.
Establish a clear set of roles and responsibilities for those involved in emergency preparation and response at the local level.
To help us decide where we should concentrate our efforts in emergency planning terms it is important that we continue to assess the potential risks.
Co-operation between the large number of organisations involved in emergency preparedness and response is fundamental.
The Civil Contingencies Act Regulations identify 3 pieces of legislation pre-dating this Act which were introduced separately in Britain.
Establishes a framework of emergency preparedness measures for members of the public.
How to prepare your business for an emergency.
How to protect yourself in the event of a major incident or accident.