Planning for Mass Fatalities

Course Details

This course examines the key issues associated with planning for and responding to mass fatality incidents. You will evaluate your own organisation's arrangements and examine its role alongside other responders. The course outlines the central and regional government arrangements including the mass fatalities work-stream developments and explores good practice and lessons learned from previous events.

What our customers say:

"Thoroughly enjoyable and informative course. Great speakers with great experience and knowledge". Tracy Cooke, Merseyside Police

"Well presented course. Professional, knowledgeable presenters. The most interesting course I have attended, thanks so much." Emma Walkerdine, Aviation Policing Met

Who should attend?

You must attend this course if you have responsibility for planning for, and responding to, incidents involving large numbers of fatalities. Typically this brings together those from emergency services, local authorities, coroners/procurator fiscal (and staff), health services, ports, airports, transport operators, voluntary and commercial organisations. This is a multi-agency business and this is the course which will expose you to all the challenges associated with that.


To examine the issues associated with planning for and responding to mass fatalities


By the end of this event you will be able to:

  • Describe the roles of your own and other organisations involved in planning for, and responding to, a mass fatality incident
  • Identify and describe the key considerations arising from a mass fatality incident
  • Outline the National and Local Government arrangements including the Mass Fatalities Workstream developments
  • Identify good practice and lessons learnt from previous events/incidents
  • Evaluate your own organisational arrangements

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