|Lesson Ten: Post-Blast Response Procedures
Lesson Ten provides a description of the problems and challenges facing security personnel in the aftermath of an explosion and the different levels of response from law enforcement and emergency services. In addition to exploring the characteristics of post-blast environments, guidelines are presented to assist managers in developing flexible and realistic post-blast emergency response plans.
Localized Bombings General Characteristics Types of Casualties Radius of Casualties Response Complications Localized Response Establishing Priorities Response Resources Basic Response Model Post-Incident Recovery Conventional Weapon of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Attacks General Characteristics Response Complications Special Considerations CWMD Incident Response Multi-Level Government Response Federal Response Plan Types of Response Typical Response Sequence Site Response Planning Model Response Plan
Lesson Ten will provide the student with an understanding of the following topics:
Characteristics of post-blast environments
Response procedures for localized bombings
Local, state, and federal WMD response
Response guidelines for large-scale bombings
Students completing Lesson Ten should be capable of the following tasks:
1. Develop an effective post-blast emergency response plan.
2. Supervise safe response to a bomb detonation.
Exercises and Quizzes
Students completing Lesson Ten should immediately take the interactive review quiz to test their understanding and retention of the lessons content. If the student correctly answers fewer than eight out of ten questions, he/she should repeat the lesson before continuing with the program.
Questions 46-50 of the comprehensive test are directly extracted from Lesson Ten.
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