Figure 4-12.Organization and tasks for COOP.
1. Put working papers and other unclassified
designate one or more individuals in each AIS area who,
material in desks or file cabinets and close them.
in the event of an emergency, will determine what can
2. Turn off equipment, but leave room lights on.
be done to protect equipment and records without
endangering life, and direct AIS staff members
3. Close doors as areas are evacuated, but ensure
that locks and bolts are not secured.
Earlier in this chapter, we discussed measures to
The loss control plan should define the steps to be
protect the facility against the effects of fire.
taken, assign responsibilities for general and specific
Semiannually, review the protective plans with the
steps, and provide any needed materials and equipment
operations division officer to assure that all normal
in handy locations. In some cases, ample time will be
requirements and any special requirements of the AIS
available to take all measures, but in extreme
facilities are satisfied. At the same time, brief upper
emergencies, life safety will dictate immediate
management on the AIS facility plans and status, to get
evacuation. For this reason, the loss control plan should
their advice and to ensure good coordination.