Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems
This course introduces the various natural, technological, and civil hazards to which electric power systems may be vulnerable and the potential effects the hazard may induce. Measures to reduce risk are discussed along with the importance of integration the full range of capabilities and emergency response organizations when developing a response plan. Participants review the responsibilities of utilities during incident recovery, organize information for presentation to the public and media during an incident, and discuss activities involved in disaster planning.
- Identify threats to electric power systems
- Propose measures to reduce risks to electric power facilities
- Develop a response plan that integrates the full range of capabilities and emergency response organizations
- Discuss the responsibilities of electric utilities during disaster recovery
- Organize information for presentation to the public and media during an incident
- Discuss activities to be conducted by the electric utility in disaster response
How this course is offered:
Delivered onsite at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction. To learn more or schedule a delivery, contact Francis L. Melton |Training Manager Francis.Melton@teex.tamu.edu (979).845.1161
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Participants are encouraged to take the online courses IS 100, IS 200, and IS 700
No tuition is charged.
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