Page updated: 30 November 2020
Incident Action Plans are for a specific periods of time. They need to be regularly updated and replaced with new Incident Action Plans.
When an Incident Action Plan is updated, it becomes a new Incident Action Plan. If you are the Incident Controller, you need to approve all Incident Action Plans before they are used.
Identify the period of time the plan is for. This is known as the ‘operational period’. The operational period may be defined by:
The new Incident Action Plan should also include:
This will help you to include the right information when you update the Incident Action Plan. However, you’ll need to do more than fill in the form. You’ll need to get supporting information to make your plan detailed enough.