15. The Emergency Behaviour Officer (EBO): The Use of Accurate Behavioral Information in Emergency Preparedness and Response in Public and Private Sector Settings

  1. Rick Hughes4,
  2. Andrew Kinder5 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper6
  1. Mooli Lahad1,
  2. Ruvie Rogel2 and
  3. Steven Crimando3

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch15

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

Lahad, M., Rogel, R. and Crimando, S. (2012) The Emergency Behaviour Officer (EBO): The Use of Accurate Behavioral Information in Emergency Preparedness and Response in Public and Private Sector Settings, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 4

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 5

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 6

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Tel-Hai College, Tel Hai, Israel

  2. 2

    Community Stress Prevention Center (CSPC), Tel Hai College, Israel

  3. 3

    New Jersey's Anthrax Screening Center, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • EBO, use of accurate behavioral information;
  • MEs, and natural disasters;
  • disaster-related behaviors;
  • public behavior;
  • behavior of individuals and communities;
  • stress-related behaviors;
  • EBMS;
  • EBC, monitoring for psychological effects;
  • PBE, formulating operational recommendations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lessons Learned

  • The Importance of Understanding and Anticipating Disaster-Related Behaviors

  • Public Behavior

  • First Responders

  • The Role of Emergency Behavior Management Systems (EBMS): Public and Private Sector Applications

  • The Role of the Emergency Behavior Officer (EBO): Public and Private Sector Applications

  • Public Behavior Evaluation (PBE)

  • Conclusion

  • References