Emergency Management Solutions was formed in the early part of 2005. Recognising that a great step forward had taken place with the passing of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 its founder decided that many people would require help and support to comply with the new responsibilities placed upon them by the Act. It specialises in providing close support to organisations wishing to enhance and take forward emergency preparedness.

Management Consultancy & Organisational

Resilience – Case Study

The Requirement

WS Atkins approached us to provide technical leadership for the introduction of a Civil Emergency Management scheme for Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.¬† At the behest of the City’s Chief Executive EMS led a team of 5 Technical experts in the design and development of a bepspoke Emergency Management System based on the UK model. This also required engagement with United States systems such as the ICS (Incident Command System).

EMS facilitated project management, phased subject reports, integral workshops and one to one training/coaching.

There was also are requirement to consider and integrate ISO 9001 Qhuality Management, ISO 14000 Environmental Management and ISO 18000 Health and Safety Management within the emergency management processes and resources thus creating the foundation for an integrated organisational resilience base system for the Client.

The Client

Jubail Industrial City is the largest industrial complex in the Middle-East, situated on the east coast of the country.

The Solution

EMS worked with the Chief Executive and the Executive Board of Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia in order to create an organisational resilience governance system to encompass all entities in and around the Industrial City.

This included;

Research and development work for ensuring that work for a crisis management centre was undertaken, including layouts and equipment requirements.,

Development work for an community area ‘all-hazards’ risk assessment, modelled on UK practice.

Development work for a multi-agency crisis management plan.

All of these work areas were supported by doctrine documents to be used in legacy activity on completion of the project.

Introduction and awareness raising throughout the project were facilitated  by workshops created and undertaken to introduce the design concepts of Crisis Management, control centre management and community based risk assessment.