Unusual EventAn incident that is out of the ordinary but does not present a current threat to persons or property even in the immediate vicinity. The incident may have the potential to escalate to a more serious emergency but is not expected to do so. No protective action will be implemented and no emergency preparedness assistance should be needed.
An incident that does not affect the local or general population but has the potential to escalate to a more serious emergency. The situation is unresolved and should be monitored closely. Some limited protective actions may be implemented and additional assistance requested from the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
Site Area Emergency
An emergency that either has already had some effect on the near-site population or is anticipated to do so. This classification would be used in situations where a limited number of people have been affected or a much larger number could possibly be affected. Protective actions would be implemented and emergency preparedness assistance would be necessary.
An emergency which has affected or will affect large portions of the parish population. This is the most severe of the emergency classifications, and protective actions for large numbers of people would be necessary. All emergency resources would be activated, and assistance would be requested from federal, state and local parish emergency response agencies as necessary.
|Manmade Hazards Include
Natural Hazards Include
|Obligations on the Part of Industry
Obligations on the Part of Government