Disaster Preparedness Quiz

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Your disaster preparedness responsibilities: Attend all required safety training, and read and understand the Safety section of the CATS' manual and the Continuity of Operations/ Disaster Preparedness (COOP) Plan. Follow the Agency’s Code of Conduct and abide by all policies and procedures, guidelines, and Federal and State laws and regulations. Be alert to any situation or practice that could jeopardize the success of the Continuity of Operations/Disaster Preparedness Plan. Report all such situations or practices to the COOP Administrator or the CATS Compliance Officer for follow up and review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Continuity of Operations/Disaster Preparedness (COOP) Plan is organization-wide in scope and encompasses all programs. The purpose of the program is to provide mechanisms for effectively responding to a variety of emergencies and disasters that may occur within the organization, at sites where our programs are hosted, and in the community.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Continuity of Operations/Disaster Preparedness Plan will be initiated by the President and/or the Administrator or a designee when a significant emergency or disaster has taken place or is imminent. Events that may trigger plan implementation include, but are not limited to (check all that apply): 
    • A. 

      Severe storms or weather emergencies impacting employee safety

    • B. 

      Fires

    • C. 

      Medical pandemics or threats

    • D. 

      Bomb threats

    • E. 

      Natural gas leaks

    • F. 

      Bad hair day

    • G. 

      Floods

    • H. 

      Riots or civil disturbances

    • I. 

      Accidents or other calamities resulting in severe disruption of services

    • J. 

      Significant safety risks to clients and staff

    • K. 

      Severe damage to buildings and/or critical equipment

  • 3. 
    In the event of an emergency requiring an evacuation, site management is not responsible for the safety of clients and staff, and does not have to account for staff, clients and other individuals who may be in the building at the time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Alternate program sites will be established as needed, and staff resources will be reassigned as needed to meet specific needs during emergency situations or specific resource shortages.  Alternate sites could include, but are not limited to (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Available space at schools

    • B. 

      The homes of CATS staff

    • C. 

      Religious organizations

  • 5. 
    The Program Manager of each program will be designated as the Continuity of Operations/Disaster Preparedness (COOP) Coordinator for each program. Each COOP Coordinator will coordinate implementation of the plan for his/her program and ensure that adequate training is provided to staff to properly implement the plan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
                                      or a designee will contact the 911 emergency service, which will coordinate a response to all internal and external emergencies and/or disasters with appropriate police, fire and medical support. After emergency services have been called, administration will be notified. 
    • A. 

      The CATS President

    • B. 

      CATS staff

    • C. 

      Site management

  • 7. 
    In the event of an evacuation, staff members are to meet the basic needs of clients for their personal safety and emotional support.  Staff members will notify the client’s parent/guardian as soon as possible for pickup/transfer. In no event are clients to be left alone during plan implementation. Site staff and management are responsible for the safety of all clients until they are transferred to the custody of a parent or guardian.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In the event of an evacuation, proceed to the nearest practical fire exit. If you do not know the nearest fire exit, refer to the exit diagram located                       .  Be prepared to use an alternate exit if necessary, in the event your primary evacuation route is blocked or otherwise unsafe to use.  
    • A. 

      On the wall of each room

    • B. 

      On the CATS website

    • C. 

      In the CATS manual

  • 9. 
    Staff, clients, or visitors can reenter an evacuated site without prior authorization from emergency response personnel, police, fire department or an authorized management staff person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In the event that CATS (or one or more locations) is closed prior to normal business hours because travel conditions are hazardous or for other weather related threats to safety, CATS will utilize local radio and/or television outlet services and/or the website, to communicate the closing to staff and clients.  If no notice is given via those outlets, CATS should be considered: 
    • A. 

      Closed for business

    • B. 

      Open for business

  • 11. 
    The Computer Systems/Data Integrity Continuity Plan is a formal statement of CATS’ commitment to the safety and security of the Agency’s computer systems and electronic data, including the confidential data that is part of the Agency’s electronic medical records system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False