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§ 65 Emergency preparedness organisation

The emergency preparedness organisation shall be robust, i.e. so that it is able to handle hazard and accident situations in an efficient manner.
The operator shall ensure that the emergency preparedness is coordinated with the public rescue service, the rest of the national health and care services and with the municipal emergency preparedness pursuant to the Public Health Act Section 28 (in Norwegian only), so that the chain of action for rescued, ill or injured personnel is coherent and professionally adequate, cf. Section 22, first subsection of the Framework Regulations.
Section last changed: 01 January 2015

Emergency preparedness organisation as mentioned in the first subsection, means the personnel directly associated with the unit resources, area resources, the external resources and the regional resources.
In order to ensure robustness as mentioned in the first subsection, emphasis should be placed on the individual's education and competence, experience, physical suitability, personal qualities and experience from drills and training when selecting personnel.
The hazard and accident situations as mentioned in the first subsection, also include other hazard and accident situations than the defined, complex hazard and accident situations, stress situations and situations where key personnel are incapacitated or unable to carry out their duties.
For those emergency preparedness areas covered by Regulations relating to industrial safety (in Norwegian only) also, the requirements in this provision will be fulfilled by use of the provisions in the regulations mentioned above.