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.
Laboratory Emergency Preparedness, Incident Management, and Response
At the end of the session, the participant will be able to:
Discuss the minimum requirements for developing and implementing a Laboratory Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Response Plan.
Discuss how to deal with blood and chemical spills and splashes in a laboratory setting.
Discuss what to do in case of explosives related emergencies.
Discuss what to do in case of natural disasters related emergencies
Principles of Emergency Management and Formulating Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans
Process Model and Organizational Structure for Disaster Risk Reduction Planning and Management at UP Manila
The Incident Command System of UP Manila
Guidelines for Chemical Related Emergencies
Guidelines for Biological Hazard Related Emergencies
Guidelines for Explosives Related Emergencies
Guidelines for Natural Disasters Related Emergencies
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.