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Short Course

Operational Emergency Response for Industrial Site Operators

This course is for staff of COMAH, nuclear, and other industrial sites who have a role in responding to an emergency at the operational level.


Study Mode: Part time
Duration: One day
Module code: PROT0010
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Course overview

Topics covered as first response issues:

  • Access control points
  • Sharing situational awareness
  • Running a local emergency centre
  • Working with the statutory emergency services

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements are required but the course would benefit someone working in an appropriate area.

Academic expertise

Fully developed and delivered by UK leading emergency and crisis management practitioners.

The team’s expertise comes from a wide range of backgrounds including the emergency services, local authorities, health authorities, the nuclear industry, COMAH sites, utilities, the military, port and aviation authorities, and academia.


This course is based in the School of Natural Sciences located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

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