This document is intended to help the yard implement the Emergency Response Plan as prescribed in the Damen Standard for an Emergency Response Plan. Besides the drafting of the Emergency Response Plan and reviewing the presence of the required equipment, local yard management has to implement the ERP in the entire organization. Implementation requires participation, commitment and therefore understanding of the changes that may be involved.
Therefore, this document should guide the local management towards a proper and effective Emergency Response Organisation. How the organizational structure has to be and which steps have to be taken is described in detail in the Damen Standard. This document describes the main topics and provides guidance for planning, implementation and evaluation.