The plan assumes that the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and the Incident Command System (ICS) are active parts of a community’s emergency plan.

Emergency Plan Annexes should be at the EOC Operations level… and usable in an emergency.

Time is scarce to write EOP’s. This fill-in-the-blanks format turns meetings into productive working sessions

Time and money for EOP Training are limited. EOC Coordinators can use this plan without EOP training.

Emergency information changes. Plans should be easy to change…this one is.

Emergency managers need quality plans, but they have limited budgets.