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FEMA IS-520: Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas Answers

1. Organizations are responsible for ensuring that employees are not at risk of contracting the virus as a result of work conditions.


2. One long-lasting effect of a pandemic influenza is that:


3. All employees should be encouraged to:


4. Each organization conducting pandemic planning must consider:


5. If shift work is used, it is advisable to assign two employees to the same desk to contain the virus as much as possible.


6. Organizational operations that ensure the continuance of vital services and exercise civil authority are called:



7. Pandemic influenzas:



8. Contingency plans should be developed for:



9. Planners should build ____________ into their plans so that employees know when they need to get supplies that may be needed for an extended period away from the office.



10. A personnel protection strategy that may be effective for nonresponse personnel is:


11. Postpandemic evaluations should be conducted:



12. Pandemic planning is much different than planning for other types of emergencies in that:



13. An examination of ___________________ will be critical to continued operations during a pandemic.



14. When developing a test, training, and exercise program for the pandemic plan, organizations should ensure that:



15. _____________________ identifies who is authorized to act on behalf of an organization’s head or other officials for specified purposes.


16. One key planning factor for pandemic influenzas will be:



17. The planning team for pandemic influenzas must include:


18. When completing pandemic plans, the planning team should assume that:


19. A key characteristic of pandemic influenzas is that they:


20. During a pandemic, lack of personnel in one area will not impact other areas as long as measures are taken to contain the virus.