__Have you identified liaison teams necessary for liaison with outside agencies?
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
__Have you identified roles and responsibilities for each position within your organization?
__Does your plan list roles and responsibilities by position and by function?
__Does your plan assign primary and alternate responsibility for each function?
GUIDANCE TO BUILDINGS, PROPERTIES, CITES & REGIONAL AREAS
__Does your plan provide adequate guidance to area managers and building/property managers as to what must be included in their emergency action plans?
__Does your organization during an emergency differ from your normal organization?
__Have you developed an organizational chart which depicts internal relationships during an emergency and becomes effective upon plan activation?
__Have you developed an organizational chart which depicts relationships with external organizations?
ORGANIZATIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION
__Do you maintain current contact information for all individuals within your organization?
__For those who consent, do you have information regarding next of kin?
__Have you established "call trees" which address all possible types of plan and/or emergency operations center activation?
__Have you designated a frequency with which contact information must be updated?
__Have you designated policies for periodic "testing" of the emergency contact notification systems?
__How do you "activate" your plan?
__Does your plan articulate authority for plan activation?
__Does your plan articulate criteria for plan activation?
__Can your plan be activated in various levels? (i.e. partial, full).
__Is your plan activation sequence easy to understand? (i.e. in checklist format?)
__Does your plan address de-activation criteria?
__How often do you practice partial and/or full plan activation?
__Have you conducted a realistic and understandable hazard/risk assessment for each property and region/city?
__Has your hazard/risk assessment been conducted in accordance with prevailing guidance from state and federal agencies?
__Does your hazard/risk assessment take into effect incidents which occur outside your properties but may impact negatively on your properties?
__Have senior corporate officials been apprised of your hazard assessment? Have they been updated if it changes?
DHS THREAT ADVISORY SYSTEM
__Does your plan contain information on the federal Department of Homeland Security Threat Advisory System?
__Does your plan contain information on any state or local threat advisory systems?
__Have you developed protocols and procedures to be able to adapt your corporations (and individual building/property) emergency preparedness posture to reflect changes in the federal and/or state/local threat advisories?
__Have you identified all local, state and federal agencies (including local military bases/facilities) with which you may have to interact during an emergency?
__Have you identified all private agencies, companies, corporations with which you may have to interact during an emergency?
__Have you established primary and alternate points of contact for all public and private agencies?
__Have you included any of these agencies in your planning and exercise processes?
__To what level have you coordinated your plan with each agency?
__Have you identified all possible forms of communications that can be used during an emergency?
__Have you developed your communications plan using a requirements-based analysis?
__Have you selected and prioritized those forms of communications to be used? Primary, alternate, tertiary?
__Have you identified which forms of communications designated for use during an emergency are used routinely during non-emergency situations?
__Have you identified those forms of communications designated for use during an emergency which are not routinely used on a daily basis? Have you developed a training plan for use of these devices?