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Major Emergency Management Initial Response Training

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  • Duration

    4 Days

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  • Price

    USD 16,050.00

    Excl. extras & Excl. 18.00 % Tax

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Major Emergency Management Initial Response Training


The objectives of the MEMIR Training are that delegates will be able to:

a) Understand the key factors of preparing for, responding to, and maintaining control throughout the development or escalation of an emergency situation.

b) Learn how to manage communication, emergency-related information and put into place predetermined plans at the point when the emergency alarm has been raised, to the point when the emergency manager is assured that the emergency is over.

c) Understand how stress can impact on individuals and team performance during emergencies.

d) Have the opportunity to role-play as the emergency manager in a minimum of two specific types of emergency scenarios. This is a key element of the training program, and is backed up by constructive feedback from the course instructional team.

Target Group

The Major Emergency Management Initial Response (MEMIR) training is directed towards individuals who are either designated as being in charge of, are members of, or provide support to an emergency management team in an emergency.


There are no prerequisites for the MEMIR training program


This is an appraisal course. Delegates will be appraised against the learning outcomes specified in section A.5 of the OPITO Standard (7228) using direct observation and questioning – as appropriate.

Course Contents

Delegates will go through following content during the course:

(1) Review, manage and assess information during emergency situation in a timely manner.
(2) Establish priorities and take effective action.
(3) Implement predetermined emergency plans and procedures based on current emergency.
(4) Efficiently communicate information and instructions.
(5) Communicate effectively with all appropriate external agencies
(6) Monitor and control resources.
(7) Evaluate progress and communicate changes in plans and priorities.
(8) Effectively delegate authority and manage individuals and teams.
(9) Recognize and deal with stress in themselves and others

Following theory session realistic emergency scenarios will be simulated to appraise the delegates capabilities as on scene commanders. The emergency scenarios will cover:

1. Threat to life
2. Threat to environment
3. Threat to plant and equipment

The range of emergency scenarios will include an appropriate combination of the following elements:

• Evacuation or abandonment of facility by air, land or sea
• Injured personnel or loss of life
• Missing personnel or man overboard
• Loss of communication
• Loss of containment
• Multiple casualties
• Loss of evacuation, muster points or temporary refuge
• Stressed Personnel (individual ineffectiveness or panic)
• Extreme weather conditions
• Environmental concerns and effects

  • Oil & Gas

Contact information


Baku-Alyat Highway 46km, Azertrans Oil Terminal, Baku, AZ1082, Azerbaijan

+99412 4092316/17

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