Quantitative approach of organizational resilience for a Dutch Emergency Response Safety Region

J. M P Van Trijp*, Mihaela Ulieru, Pieter H A J M Van Gelder

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Abstract

Resilience of an Emergency Response Organization is an important concept to determine how well a Dutch Emergency Response Safety Region behaves under stress. The main objective of this study is to determine the intrinsic value "Resilience" in case of a Dutch Emergency Response Safety Region. In this study it is concluded that according to literature the concept of "Resilience" can be best described by the generic approach "Operational Resilience". A large scale survey among safety stakeholders in The Netherlands was conducted where the following items describing Operational Resilience were explored: Situation Awareness (awa); Management of Keystone Vulnerabilities (kv); Adaptive Capacity (ac) and Quality (q). Results show resilience of an Emergency Response Organization can be described by a Unique Dynamic Operational Resilience f (R ero) uv factor. A simplified approach of Unique Dynamic Operational Resilience is suggested by using a Quick Scan method to speed up the process of assessment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Safety, Reliability and Risk Management - Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2011
Pages173-180
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventEuropean Safety and Reliability Conference: Advances in Safety, Reliability and Risk Management, ESREL 2011 - Troyes, France
Duration: 18 Sep 201122 Sep 2011

Conference

ConferenceEuropean Safety and Reliability Conference: Advances in Safety, Reliability and Risk Management, ESREL 2011
Country/TerritoryFrance
CityTroyes
Period18/09/1122/09/11

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