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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Jackson, Brian A., 1972-
Evaluating the reliability of emergency response systems for large-scale incident operations.
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Brian A Jackson; Kay Sullivan Faith; Henry H Willis; United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.; RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center.; Rand Corporation. National Security Research Division.; Rand Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment (Organization)
|Notes:||"This research was sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and conducted under the auspices of the RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center, a joint center of the RAND National Security Research Division and RAND Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment."--T.p. verso.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xxiv, 199 p., 1 flowchart) : ill. (chiefly col.)|
|Contents:||Introduction: Measurement and emergency preparedness --
Defining and demonstrating response reliability analysis --
Describing a chlorine release scenario and relevant response parameters --
A simplified model of an emergency response to a chlorine release --
Exploring what can go wrong during a chlorine response operation: identifying relevant failure modes --
Assessing the probability, effects, and severity of failure modes: an exploratory analysis using response after-action reports --
Concluding observations --
Appendix A: Approximating response reliability curves --
Appendix B: Correspondence between the chlorine response model used in this analysis and other ways of categorizing or organizing response operations --
Appendix C: Description of components of the RAND Chlorine Response Model not covered in the text --
Appendix D: Failure trees for all elements of the response model --
Appendix E: Counts of failure modes identified per analyzed after-action report --
Appendix F: List of after-action reports reviewed and analyzed.
|Series Title:||Rand Corporation monograph series.|
|Responsibility:||Brian A. Jackson, Kay Sullivan Faith, Henry H. Willis.|
- Emergency management -- United States -- Evaluation.
- Preparedness -- Evaluation.
- Incident command systems -- United States.
- Assistance in emergencies -- United States.
- Emergency communication systems -- United States.
- Assistance in emergencies.
- Emergency communication systems.
- Emergency management.
- Incident command systems.
- United States.
- Social Science.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disasters & Disaster Relief.