BIORISK AWARENESS SEMINAR

Laboratory Emergency Preparedness, Incident Management, and Response

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The UP-Manila Health and Safety Committee published the “Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Manual” for UP Manila and the Philippine General Hospital to facilitate better planning, implementation and evaluation of programs for disaster risk reduction and management by UP Manila Colleges and Units.

This seminar will focus on the guidelines given in the manual on how to identify emergencies and disasters that could affect the clinical laboratory, assess the emergency preparedness of the laboratory, and teach the participant on how to create and implement an emergency response program.

 

OBJECTIVES:

At the end of the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the minimum requirements for developing and implementing a Laboratory Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Response Plan.
  2. Discuss how to deal with blood and chemical spills and splashes in a laboratory setting.
  3. Discuss what to do in case of explosives related emergencies.
  4. Discuss what to do in case of natural disasters related emergencies

OUTLINE:

  1. Principles of Emergency Management and Formulating Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans
  2. Process Model and Organizational Structure for Disaster Risk Reduction Planning and Management at UP Manila
  3. The Incident Command System of UP Manila
  4. Guidelines for Chemical Related Emergencies
  5. Guidelines for Biological Hazard Related Emergencies
  6. Guidelines for Explosives Related Emergencies
  7. Guidelines for Natural Disasters Related Emergencies
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Level of Instruction: Introductory

Intended Audience: This is an introductory-level management seminar for medical doctors, medical technologists and technicians, biologists, chemists, nurses, criminologist, and other allied medical profession.

SPEAKERS:

Principles of Emergency Management and Formulating Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans

Edsel Allan G. Salonga, RMT, CBO
Chair, Biorisk Management Committee
Institute of Human Genetics, UP Manila

Process Model and Organizational Structure for Disaster Risk Reduction Planning and Management at UP Manila

Edsel Allan G. Salonga, RMT, CBO
Chair, Biorisk Management Committee
Institute of Human Genetics, UP Manila

The Incident Command System of UP Manila

Carlos Primero D. Gundran, MD, MScDM, FPCEM
Chair, SubCommittee on Disaster Risk Management
University of the Philippine-Manila

Guidelines for Chemical Related Emergencies

Carissa C. Paz Dioquino-Maligaso, MD
Head
National Poison Management and Control Center (NPMCC)

Guidelines for Biological Hazard Related Emergencies

Rohani B. Cena, DVM, MSc
Assistant Director
National Training Center for Biosafety and Biosecurity
NIH, UP Manila

Guidelines for Explosives Related Emergencies

Major Elias D. Lagasca Jr., Ret. PNP
Chief
UP Manila Police Office (UPMPO)

Guidelines for Natural Disasters Related  Emergencies

Edsel Allan G. Salonga, RMT, CBO
Chair, Biorisk Management Committee
Institute of Human Genetics, UP Manila