Department Emergency Preparedness Requirements for FY2009

Posted 2:35 PM, April 16, 2009, by lmjohnso

It is time to review and update your department emergency plan for FY 2009.

There are two required actions for this fiscal year: implementing exercise recommendations and review/update your department emergency plan. These elements are part of the newly implemented Health & Safety TRACE Verification Program (

1) Exercise Recommendations

Goal: Show progress on implementing exercise recommendations listed on your Corrective Action Tracking Tool
Submit to HSPO: Updated Corrective Actions Tracking Tool showing progress
Due Date: July 31, 2009

The Corrective Actions Tracking Tool shows recommendations from your department's participation in the 2008 tabletop exercise and the Earthquake Exercise on February 5, 2009. Although some recommendations may not be completed by the end of July, it is important to show progress toward implementation.

The HSPO will hold training sessions via conference call/MedMeeting on how to use your Corrective Action Tracking Tool on the following dates and times. Connection information below.

5/7/09 11:00 - 11:30 am
6/11/09 1:30 - 2:00 pm
7/9/09 11:00 - 11:30 am

2) Department Emergency Plan

Goal: Review and update (as necessary) the department emergency plan
Submit to HSPO: Completed Verification Checklist
Due Date: September 11, 2009

Please review your hard copy and online department emergency plan for accuracy and update any outdated information. The online plan can be found at

The HSPO will be hosting a refresher training via conference call/MedMeeting on how to use the Online Emergency Plan on the following dates and times. Connection information below.

5/27/09 10:00 - 11:00 am
6/23/09 3:00 - 4:00 pm
7/24/09 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Conference Call/MedMeeting Instructions

The Conference Line is 1-866-642-1665 and the participant passcode is 111483. I will be using MedMeeting to show a presentation and other documents via the web. The website is:

For any additional information, please contact Lisa M. Johnson at 650-721-6269 or at

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