MBS&S015_English: Blackouts and Power Losses
Blackouts and power losses may be a common problem symptomatic with an operating area or seasonable influence, or they may result from a serious crisis event. The loss of power impacts communications, emergency services, water, and the availability of commodities. The lack of light increases the risk of injuries, and accidents and fires can result. This mini brief is designed to quickly elevate the levels of staff knowledge and awareness on this threat area, and to provide simple and easy methods to confidentially prepare for, and effectively [self-help] respond to any emergency situation which may occur.