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This is an opportunity to provide input to the next edition of the CSA Z1600 emergency and continuity management program standard. It is also an opportunity to view the standard on line.
In 2014, the second edition of the CSA Z1600 Emergency and continuity management program standard was published. The Standard sets out requirements for a continual improvement process to develop, implement, maintain, and evaluate an emergency and continuity program that addresses the functions of prevention and mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
The CSA Z1600 Technical Committee has started the process to review and revise the Z1600 standard once again. In preparation for the…
I recently attended an International Standards Organization week long technical committee meeting in Morioka Japan which was focused on developing standards related to emergency and continuity management. I left impressed with the level of dedication and effort which is being put into standards development at the international level.
The ISO / TC - 292 technical committee was held in Morioka Japan on March 9 - 13, 2015. I attended the meeting as a member of the Canadian delegaation. The picture below is of one of the plenary meeting sessions.
My particular assignment is working on a project, initiated by Russia, that focuses on developing guidelines for monitoring facilities with…
The task of developing and evaluating programs and plans to help prevent and respond to emergency incidents has become much easier with the advent of standards. My next few articles will provide some information on standards for emergency and continuity management programs and new developments regarding standards.
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