In the event that the emergency situation affects the organisation's premises, it is necessary to have information to hand on the authority levels (and responsibility) of individuals involved in the emergency recovery procedures which would enable them to effect repairs immediately. If the premises are leasehold, the information on the responsibilities of the organisation to effect emergency repairs will normally be contained in the lease documentation. If the premises are freehold then the organisation will not normally have to seek approval from outside parties before effecting emergency repairs.
The team charged with restoring the premises to normal working will need to understand their levels of authority for commissioning works from outside contractors. Very often in an actual emergency situation, it is difficult to obtain approvals urgently. For this reason, the BCP should contain information on the authority levels available and how further approvals may be obtained in the event of such emergencies occurring.
BC 020501 Responsibility and Authority for Building Repairs
BC 020502 Back-up Power Arrangements
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At each Chapter and Section level, the Plan contains a Process Control Summary to be used to ensure that each section of the plan has been completed and reviewed. The Process Control Summary should contain the activity start date, and also a date reflecting each time that chapter, section or topic was updated.
The Process Control Summary for Section BC 020500 Premises Issues may be accessed by clicking here.
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