Topic: Fire Safety & Emergency Planning

Please join your maintenance colleagues at the 2019 NERAHMS Spring Trainings. These trainings will take place on Tuesday, April 16, at Westbrook Housing Authority and again on April 23 at Bangor Housing (these are duplicate trainings to accomodate travel planning). The trainings will be presented by HAIG, and lunch will be provided to all.


***Please refer to additional details on the Eventbrite registration page for registering as a NERAHMS member or joining NERAHMS for fiscal year 2019.


Learning objectives for these trainings:


Business Continuity Planning


  • Recognize the differences between business continuity planning, disaster recovery, and crisis management

  • Apply business continuity and crisis management strategies


Resident Relocation Best Practices


  • Identify local resources available to aid in disaster planning and disaster recovery efforts

  • Identify key factors in relation to resident relocation and emergency housing needs

  • Identify long term recovery resources, as well as claims team recommendations for resident relocation


Fire Safety Seeing Through the Smoke


  • Recommended procedures for Housing Agencies to follow after a fire. The course will┬ábegin with a brief review of how a fire starts, followed by recommended practices for┬áthe planning phases prior to an incident.

  • The training will then transition into a breakdown of Fire Department response, and the recommended practices for an agency to follow during the hours, days, and weeks after a fire.