Procedures, Plans, and Training to Support Emergency Response
CSS provided health and safety, field, and analytical support for EPA’s Consequence Management Advisory Division.
Developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Plans, and Training for First Responders
CSS has a long and successful history providing health and safety, field, and analytical support for federal environmental projects. We integrate our past experience with current best practices to standardize and update procedures, templates, and plans for emergency response operations. For EPA’s Consequence Management Advisory Division, we:
- Reviewed the Department of Homeland Security’s Planning Framework for Chemical Incident Consequence Management and assisted with the development of a Fourth Generation Agents plan;
- Assisted with the preparation of the “Small-scale disinfection of N95 respirators” SOP;
- Assisted in the development of the Hazardous Chemical Response Personnel Decontamination Line SOP; and
- Revised and merged the EPA Responder and EPA Laboratory DuoDote protocols.
We also develop and deliver training for EPA’s On-Scene Coordinators (OSCs) to increase compliance with Agency procedures and protocols. For example, we: