Crisis management action list

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  • Crisis management action list

Crisis management action list

    1. 1

      Assemble crisis management team

      Assemble a crisis management team and appoint an individual to lead that team. Complete or amend the Crisis management team sheet.

      Person responsibleStatus and comments
      [Insert name of person responsible][Describe status of this action point and insert any other comments]
    1. 2

      Preliminary, high-level assessment and reflection

      Take a step back to understand what has happened and the potential impact on a worst-case scenario basis. Allow yourself some time to think and to brainstorm. It is important that you don't waste valuable time on this, but giving yourself the time to think is important.

      Operate on the assumption that any written records you make are not confidential or privileged.

      An early priority is to identify:

      —what has already happened

      —what additional things are likely to or may happen in the future which would make matters worse, especially those you can prevent, manage or limit

      Person responsibleStatus and comments
      [Insert name of person responsible][Describe status of this action point and insert any other comments]
      Operate on the assumption that any written records you make are not confidential or privileged.
    1. 3

      Determine how the crisis management team will communicate

      Ensure all members of the crisis management team understand the importance of:

      —ensuring effective communication and a degree of record-keeping, while

      —not creating prejudicial or damaging documents that could be disclosable

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