Community Risk reduction for the Fire and Emergency services

Unit III Community Hazards Worksheet

 

Hazard # 1:Large amount of gas plants and compressor stations near the community

 

  1. Briefly describe the hazard.: A large amount of interconnected gas plants, compressor stations, and pipelines could cause a significant disaster to the community if a failure event occurs

 

  1. Describe the groups specifically affected by the hazard.
  2. Describe the areas in your community affected by the hazard or where the hazard is located.
  3. Select the frequency of the hazard: daily, weekly, monthly, annually, less than once a year. Justify your answer.
  4. Select the severity of each event (i.e., the impact of the event to life, property, environment, and community vitality). Designate if it is minor severity, moderate severity, major severity. Justify your selection.
  5. Select the duration of the event: short duration (hours or days), moderate duration (weeks or months), or long duration (years). Justify your answer.
  6. Describe your fire department’s capacity to respond to and mitigate emergencies involving this hazard. Include your fire department’s areas of strength and areas of weakness.
  7. Describe your community’s capacity to respond to and mitigate emergencies involving this hazard. Include your community’s areas of strength and areas of weakness.
  8. Identify causal factors.

 

 

Hazard # ____: _________________________________________

 

  1. Briefly describe the hazard.
  2. Describe the groups specifically affected by the hazard.
  3. Describe the areas in your community affected by the hazard or where the hazard is located.
  4. Select the frequency of the hazard: daily, weekly, monthly, annually, less than once a year. Justify your answer.
  5. Select the severity of each event (i.e., the impact of the event to life, property, environment, and community vitality). Designate if it is minor severity, moderate severity, major severity. Justify your selection.
  6. Select the duration of the event: short duration (hours or days), moderate duration (weeks or months), or long duration (years). Justify your answer.
  7. Describe your fire department’s capacity to respond to and mitigate emergencies involving this hazard. Include your fire department’s areas of strength and areas of weakness.
  8. Describe your community’s capacity to respond to and mitigate emergencies involving this hazard. Include your community’s areas of strength and areas of weakness.
  9. Identify causal factors.

 

 

Hazard # ____: _________________________________________

 

  1. Briefly describe the hazard.
  2. Describe the groups specifically affected by the hazard.
  3. Describe the areas in your community affected by the hazard or where the hazard is located.
  4. Select the frequency of the hazard: daily, weekly, monthly, annually, less than once a year. Justify your answer.
  5. Select the severity of each event (i.e., the impact of the event to life, property, environment, and community vitality). Designate if it is minor severity, moderate severity, major severity. Justify your selection.
  6. Select the duration of the event: short duration (hours or days), moderate duration (weeks or months), or long duration (years). Justify your answer.
  7. Describe your fire department’s capacity to respond to and mitigate emergencies involving this hazard. Include your fire department’s areas of strength and areas of weakness.
  8. Describe your community’s capacity to respond to and mitigate emergencies involving this hazard. Include your community’s areas of strength and areas of weakness.

Identify causal factors.

 

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