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Emergency Management Policies and References

As policies and references are developed that relate to emergency management here in Maine, they will be posted here.

EMA Policies and References
Name Description pdf rtf other
Suspicious Substance Protocol Guidelines for first responders' use when dealing with a suspicious substance, including suspicious packages or envelopes. Revised August 2011 to combine previous protocols and screening tool into one document. 15072-pdf 15072-doc
FCC Public Notice for Narrowbanding Reminder DA-09-2589A1 Deadlines for Narrowbanding private land mobile radio services in the 150-174 MHz and 421-512 MHz bands to migrate to narrowband (12.5 kHz or narrower) technology. 92523-pdf
2009 NIMS Compliance Policy (State of Maine) A quick reference for NIMS compliance, as it affects eligibility for Homeland Security Grants and Emergency Management Performance Grants in Maine 42762-pdf 42762-doc
Annual and Legal Requirements for LEPCs Summary of LEPC responsibilities. 69926-doc
Credentialing Card Development Guide Guide for gathering base data and photos for credential cards for special teams. 69928-doc
Credentialing Policy Cuurent policy on issuance of credentials for special teams 69929-doc
Special Teams Guidance and Worker's Comp and Liability Guidance on worker's compensation and liability policies as they apply to special response teams. 73177--pdf 73177--doc
Special Teams MOU This MOU template is to be used when executing a NEW MOU with a special teams. Existing MOUs need not be re-done. 69924-doc
Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement developed in concert with the Maine Fire Commission and responders and officials around the state. Revision 1, February 2014. 64397-pdf
CONOPS Plan State of Maine Communications Operations Plan (CONOPS) for Incident Communications Interoperability 22705--doc
CONOPS Quick Reference Quick reference for activation of the Maine Communications Operations Plan (CONOPS) for Incident Communications Interoperability 22704--pdf
Local Director's Handbook Guidebook for a Maine Local Emergency Management Director, describing responsibilities and programs. 15039-pdf
Communication Unit Leader (COML) Type 3 Recognition and Guidance Maine guidance for individual communications training and creation of a recognized Communications Unit Leader (COML)following the NIMS COML Standard. 90865-doc


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Last update: 02/12/08