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    earlier. The emergencies include winter storms, tornadoes, and floods. The hazard and vulnerability analysis will focus attention on these hazards, which are highly likely to have a great impact on Atlanta, Georgia community and its facilities. Four categories will be used to place each disaster into perspective. The categories include probability, response, property impact, and human impact. For this paper, vulnerability is defined as lives, wealth, and structures that might be possibly exposed to an environmental disaster. Tornadoes Hazard and Vulnerability Analysis- Atlanta, Georgia The largest tornado that has ever…

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    In addition, a Kaiser Permanente Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) tool was used. The HVA tool complies hazards and the risks associated with each of them into a chart which helps to prioritize hazard mitigation planning (California Hospital Association, 2017). The results from the University Hospital HVA can be found at the end of this report. Determining Severity In order to determine the probability and severity of hazardous vulnerabilities, most likely to occur, at University Hospital, I…

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    Defining hazards in a jurisdiction is an integral part of planning in emergency management. There are many hazards that a city should plan for to be better prepared for the moment that hazards occur. Building a hazard mitigation plan using the most up to date modeling systems are beneficial for public safety and the city in the long run, sas using the Federal Emergency Management Agencies Hazus system. The City of Everett, Washington has its own emergency management office. The emergency…

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    the location of hazards, the value of existing land and property in hazard locations, and an analysis of risk to life, property, and the environment resulting from a natural hazard event. Specifically, the levels of a risk assessment are as follows: 1) Hazard Identification The County of Orange has identified ten major hazards affecting this geographic area: flood/storm, urban/wildland fires, earthquakes, dam failure, epidemic, high winds/Santa Ana winds, vector issues, mud/landslides, tornados,…

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    Eye Protection  Eye protection that is appropriate to the task being performed and the potential hazards involved.  Safety approved prescription glasses complete with side shields.  CSA approved safety glasses. Combination of Engineering, Administrative and/or PPE This involves a combination of one or more controls. WORKER PARTICIPATION IN HAZARD CONTROL  Management will actively encourage worker participation in the identification, assessment and control of hazards.  The Alpine Workplace…

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    are faced with the responsibility of managing many different situations. These situations can range from hazards, to emergencies, to even disasters. Therefore, it is imperative to understand the difference of each situation. A hazard is defined as “a source of danger or an extreme event that has a potential to affect people, property, and natural environment in a given situation.” (Lindell, Prater, & Perry, 2007) In short, hazards are the risks that are likely to occur in a particular area. A…

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    danger involved in the job. Some Fortune 500 companies rate safety programs as one of the most important aspects of their success. Overall safety measures in the workplace accomplish primarily two purposes in two central ways: one focusing on unsafe employee actions and the other on unsafe working conditions. The overall idea of job hazard analysis (JHA), also known as job safety analysis (JSA), is to identify the dangers of specific tasks in order to reduce the risk of injury to workers (Mondy…

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    Local Efforts in Risk Assessment and Hazard Mitigation Disasters can happen without warning and cause a significant loss of life property and critical infrastructure. These types of disasters can have a significant, if not deadly impact on a local community’s economic, environmental and social well-being. The use of hazard mitigation and risk assessment allows action to be taken by the necessary entities that will allow communities to be more resilient in the wake of disaster (DHS, 2014). In…

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    decide which one is right for the hazards within their scope of capabilities. The Promulgation Statement/Letter, informs agencies of the intentions of action that a community intend to take these actions include: prevention, with preparedness, response efforts and recovery activities. The EOP section I have chosen to discuss in my final paper for my town is purpose, scope, situation and assumptions referencing the Model Town EOP. PURPOSE OF THE PLAN…

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    Conducting a cost-benefit analysis involves a comparison of a project’s total cost and the aggregate benefits of the beneficiary population. In the aggregation process of benefits estimates, individual-level estimates – such as the sample mean or median willingness to pay WTP – are extrapolated to those population (Morrison, 2000; Bateman et al., 2006). This is a common practice, especially within choice experiments’ literature (CE) (Kopp et al., 1997; Breidert et al., 2006). The issue raised by…

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