Civil emergencies index

Civil contingencies

1 JESIP

1.1 Products

1.2 Arrangements

1.3 Definitions

1.3.1 Emergency

1.3.2 Major incident

1.3.3 Rapid onset emergency

1.3.4 Rising tide emergency

1.3.5 Critical incident

Legislation

1 Civil Contingencies Act 2004

1.1 CCA Part 1

1.1.1 Category 1 responders

1.1.2 Category 2 responders

1.1.3 Local resilience forums

1.2 CCA Part 2 – Emergency Powers

1.3 Responders without duties under the CCA

1.3.1 Military Assistance to the Civil Authority

1.3.1.1 MACA principles

1.3.1.2 Categories of assistance

1.3.1.3 MACA process

1.3.1.4 Costs

1.3.2 Voluntary sector

2 Statutory Instruments

2.1 COMAH Regulations 2015

2.1.1 Site operators

2.1.2 Local authorities (COMAH)

2.2 REPPIR 2001

2.2.1 Legal duties

2.2.2 REPPIR site operators

2.2.3 Local authorities (REPPIR)

2.2.4 Testing

2.3 Pipelines Safety Regulations 1996

2.3.1 Pipeline operators

2.3.2 Local authorities (PSR)

2.3.3 Checks and tests

Planning

1 Local resilience forums

1.1 LRF deliverables

1.1.1 Community Risk Register

1.1.2 Specific plans

1.1.3 Generic plans

1.1.3.1 Content

1.2 Products that assist LRF planning

1.2.1 Strategic Policing Requirement

1.2.2 National Policing Requirement

1.2.2.1 NPR and civil emergencies

1.2.3 National Resilience Planning Assumptions

1.2.4 National Risk Assessment and National Risk Register

1.2.5 National Security Risk Assessment

2 Business continuity planning

2.1 Sustainability

2.2 Example

2.3 Considerations

Investigation

1 Role of the police

2 Role of the coroner

2.1 Inquests

2.2 Death of foreign military personnel

3 Other investigating bodies

3.1 Rail Accident Investigation Branch

3.2 Office of Rail Regulation

3.3 Air Accidents Investigation Branch

3.4 Ministry of Defence

3.5 Marine Accident Investigation Branch

3.6 Health and Safety Executive

Mobilisation

1 Legal basis

2 Tiered response

2.1 Tier 1 – local

2.1.1 Mutual aid

2.2 Tier 2 – regional

2.2.1 Regional Information and Coordination Centre

2.2.1.1 Activation

2.2.1.2 Regional mobilisation coordinator

2.3 Tier 3 – national

2.3.1 National Police Coordination Centre

2.3.1.1 National mobilisation situational awareness

2.3.1.2 Post-event debriefing

2.3.1.3 National mobilisation coordinator

2.3.1.4 Liaison officers

2.3.1.5 Mobilisation supply strategy

2.3.1.6 Skills and roles

3 Specialist resources

3.1 Casualty bureau

3.2 Mass fatality incidents

3.2.1 Senior identification manager

3.2.2 Mass fatality coordination group

3.2.3 Considerations

3.2.4 Mortuary provision

3.2.5 Principles

3.2.6 Primary identifiers

3.3 Disaster victim identification coordination

3.3.1 Senior Identification Manager role in DVI

3.3.2 DVI tactical adviser to strategic command

3.3.3 DVI support to the FCO

3.4 CBRN staff

3.5 Police support units

3.6 Basic deployment units

3.7 Interoperability and organisation

3.7.1 Basic mobilisation units

Command, control and coordination

1 National structure

1.1 Cabinet Office briefing rooms (COBR)

1.1.1 COBR functions

1.1.2 COBR attendance

1.1.3 COBR updates

1.2 Local, regional and national coordination

1.2.1 Devolved administrations

1.2.1.1 Emergency preparedness in Wales

1.2.1.2 Emergency preparedness in Scotland

1.2.1.3 Northern Ireland

1.2.2 Airwave interoperability

2 Strategic command

2.1 Strategic coordination centre (SCC)

2.2 Strategic commander

2.2.1 Training and approval

2.3 Strategic coordinating group (SCG)

2.3.1 Standing strategy

2.3.1.1 SCG meeting agenda

2.3.2 National SitRep template

2.3.3 ResilienceDirect™

2.3.4 Media and communication strategy

2.3.4.1 Social media in emergency situations

3 Tactical commander

3.1 Tactical commander actions

3.2 Tactical control room

3.3 Tactical coordinating group (TCG)

3.3.1 TCG force arrangements

4 Operational commander

5 First officer at scene

6 Joint decision model (JDM)

6.1 JDM in action

6.1.1 Gathering information and intelligence

6.1.2 Assess risks and develop a working strategy

6.1.3 Consider powers, policies and procedures

6.1.4 Identify options and contingencies

6.1.5 Take action and review what happened

6.1.6 Working together, saving lives, reducing harm

6.2 Decisions involving sharing information

7 METHANE situation report

8 Scientific and technical advice cell

Risk assessment

1 Health and safety duties

1.1 Joint risk assessment

1.2 Developing a working strategy

1.3 Initial incident assessment

1.4 Incident safety advisory cell

1.5 Generic risk assessment

Response and recovery

1 Response and recovery objectives

1.1 Reaction

1.1.1 Police control room

1.1.2 Initial responders

1.2 Rescue

1.3 Retrieval and investigation

1.3.1 Victim audit area

1.4 Recovery

1.4.1 Lead coordinating authority

1.4.2 Relief phase

1.4.3 Remediation phase

1.4.4 Regeneration phase

2 Securing the scene

2.1 Scene management example

2.2 Forward command post

2.3 Cordons

2.3.1 Inner cordon

2.3.2 Outer cordon

2.3.3 Traffic cordon

2.3.4 Legal issues

2.4 Access control points

2.5 Traffic management

2.5.1 Rendezvous point

2.5.2 Marshalling areas

2.5.2.1 Tactical holding area

2.5.2.2 Strategic holding area

2.5.3 Traffic control

2.5.3.1 Highways England (and devolved equivalents)

Supporting material

1 Checklists

1.1 Checklist 1 – police role in major incidents

1.2 Mass fatality coordination group – list of potential members:

1.3 Methane SITREP Template

2 Strategic Coordinating Group (SCG) situation report

3 Investigative Golden Hour Principles

4 Animal disease – Animal Health Act Legislation – Police Powers Aide Memoire

Disaster victim identification

1 Definitions

2 Senior identification manager

2.1 Health and safety

2.1.1 Recommended vaccination profile

3 Mass fatality incident

3.1 Deciding to declare a mass fatality incident

4 Coroner

5 Procurator fiscal

6 Mass fatality coordination group

7 Exercise

8 Multi-agency response

8.1 Local authorities

8.2 Fire and rescue service

8.3 Humanitarian assistance centre

9 Dealing with contaminated bodies

9.1 Recovery of contaminated fatalities

10 Reconciliation

10.1 Reconciliation manager

10.2 Reconciliation process

10.2.1 Plassdata

10.3 Reconciliation investigation unit

10.4 Reconciliation files

11 Identification Commission

11.1 Commission procedures

12 Repatriation

13 Inquest

14 Fatal accident inquiries

15 Judicial inquiries

Recovery of the deceased and human remains

1 Scene evidence recovery manager

1.1 Operational plan (SERM plan)

2 Health and safety adviser

3 Holding audit area

4 Scene evidence recovery group

5 Documentation

6 Victim recovery teams

7 Searches of scenes

7.1 Open area searches

7.2 Confined area searches

8 Recovery actions

8.1 The recovery of deceased persons or human remains

8.2 The recovery of personal property

9 Retrieval

9.1 Retrieval of the deceased at sea

9.2 Retrieval of personal property

9.3 Retrieval of evidence

10 Subsequent death of an injured victim

Ante-mortem procedures

1 Ante-mortem team

2 Ante-mortem coordinator

3 Family liaison strategy

3.1 Family liaison officer

3.2 Family liaison coordinator

4 Ante-mortem sample collection

4.1 Ante-mortem dental comparison and odontology

4.2 Ante-mortem DNA sample collection

4.3 Ante-mortem fingerprint sample collection

5 Identification criteria

5.1 Identifiers

6 Survivors reception centre

7 Family and friends reception centre

8 Hospital documentation teams

Post-mortem procedures

1 Mortuary management team

1.1 Police mortuary operations coordinator

1.2 Mortuary facilities manager

1.3 Emergency mortuary coordinator

1.4 Mortuary documentation officer

1.5 Mortuary exhibits officer

1.6 Mortuary officer

2 Mortuary arrangements

2.1 Local emergency mortuary arrangements

2.2 National emergency mortuary arrangements

2.2.1 NEMA configurations

3 Reception arrangements

4 Documentation in the mortuary

5 Pathologist

5.1 Identification evidence

5.1.1 Prints

5.1.2 DNA

5.1.2.1 DNA post-mortem team

5.1.2.2 DNA ante-mortem team

5.1.3 Forensic odontology

5.1.4 Forensic anthropology

5.1.5 Environmental identification techniques

5.1.6 CT scanning

5.1.7 Removal of human remains and taking samples

6 Re-bagging

7 Evidence

8 Viewing the deceased

9 Property

9.1 Property manager

10 Releasing the deceased

11 Unclaimed deceased

12 Deceased persons to be repatriated abroad

13 Embalming

International arrangements

1 Foreign and Commonwealth Office

2 UK DVI team

3 International incidents within the UK

4 International incidents outside the UK

4.1 Regional arrangements

4.2 Financial arrangements

Casualty bureau

1 Basic operational structure

2 CB manager

2.1 Deputy CB manager

2.2 Welfare

2.3 Involvement gradings

2.3.1 Involvement gradings scenarios

3 Preparing a CB

3.1 Logistics/administration officer

4 Mobilisation

5 Activation (mutual aid options)

5.1 Option one – small incident

5.2 Option two – medium incident

5.3 Option three – large incident

Casualty bureau – four core units

1 Incident contact centre

1.1 ICC workflow

1.2 ICC supervisor

1.3 ICC operators

1.3.1 SIM questions

2 Casualty information unit

2.1 CIU supervisor

2.2 CIU operator

2.3 Briefing and debriefing

2.3.1 Operational debriefing

2.3.2 Welfare debriefing

3 Nominals matching unit

3.1 NMU workflow

3.2 NMU supervisors

3.3 NMU operators

3.4 CB receiver

4 General message unit

4.1 GMU workflow

4.2 GMU supervisors

4.3 GMU operators

4.4 CB action manager

Partnership roles and responsibilities

1 Major incident room

2 Joint intelligence group

Casualty bureau IT systems

1 National mutual aid telephony

2 Webview

3 HOLMES CB

4 CasWeb

5 Systems support manager

Reference material