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Development of an Emergency Response Guide for Washington State Department of Transportation Highway Maintenance Managers

Description:

This report details the research involved in developing the Emergency Response Guide of Highway Maintenance Managers. The Emergency Response Guide of Highway Maintenance Managers details WSDOT's emergency management procedures and describes how managers should respond to and handle emergencies resulting from natural or technological disasters that impact the transportation system and associated physical plants. The guide further describes WSDOT's emergency related organizational roles and responsibilities.

This report describes the information contained in each section of the guide, identifies the sources of the information, and outlines the procedures the authors used to obtain the information. This report also contains recommendations for improving WSDOT's emergency preparedness.

  • Date Published: February, 1993
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 290.1
  • Last Modified: October 14, 2007
  • Authors: Michael Louie, Fred L. Mannering.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 70 p., 2,189 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Disaster preparedness, Disasters and emergency operations, Guides to information, Maintenance management, Recommendations, State departments of transportation, Transportation.
  • Keywords: Emergency response, emergency preparedness, disaster response, Washington (State)
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This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008