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OPITO MEMIR (Major Emergency Management Initial Response) – Course Code 7228

August 13 - August 16

OPITO MEMIR - Major Emergency Management Initial Response


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The OPITO Major Emergency Management Initial Response (MEMIR) training and competence programme is aimed at personnel who are progressing into the role of the Emergency Response Manager, or are designated as being in charge of, are members of, or provide support to an Emergency Management Team in an emergency.

The aims and objectives of the MEMIR Training is to equip personnel as the first stage of development with formal training in command, control, communications and stress related factors in the management of major emergencies in a simulated environment so that delegates are able to:

a) Understand the key factors of preparing for, responding to, and maintaining control throughout the development or escalation of an emergency situation.
b) Learn how to manage communication, emergency-related information and put into place predetermined plans at the point when the emergency alarm has been raised to the point when the Emergency Manager is assured that the emergency is over.
c) Understand how stress can impact on individuals and team performance during emergencies.
d) Have the opportunity to role-play as the Emergency Manager in a minimum of two specific types of emergency scenarios.


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Glasgow, Scotland G5 9XB United Kingdom
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