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What have we learned this week?

This week you have …

  • Reviewed the component parts of risk management in an emergency incident context
  • Considered the impact of societal pressures upon risk managers – how increased legislation, regulation and media scrutiny has resulted in a complex operating environment
  • Discovered how the guidance and standards such as ISO 31000 can help us to assess and treat risks in terms of both impact and likelihood
  • Discussed the incident command system and considered it against the activity/time curve for emergency incidents of all durations
  • Debated whether learning from past experiences isbeneficial, and seen that such processes are complex and affected by many things

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What was the most important lesson you learned this week?

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Emergency Management: Risk, Incidents and Leadership

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