Cues and Props - Information used to control the progress of the drill.
Drill Conduct - The control and evaluation of a drill in a fashion that will safely, fairly, and
accurately allow facility operating personnel to demonstrate the adequacy of their
Drill Coordinator - A knowledgeable, experienced person who ensures that drills are conducted
safely and that all participants follow approved, established procedures. This person has
the overall responsibility for safe conduct, coordination, continuity, evaluation, and
critique of the drill.
Drill Evaluator - A person assigned to a specific drill for the purpose of evaluating, recording,
and reporting the strengths and weaknesses of facility operating personnel activities and
Drill Initiation - The event(s) that signals the beginning of a particular drill scenario.
Drill Safety Monitor - The person(s) whose sole responsibility is to ensure the facility is not
placed in an unsafe condition. The drill safety monitor has the authority to stop the drill at
any time and direct that the facility be placed in a safe condition.
Drill Scenario - A narrative of a hypothetical or real situation which serves as a theme or basis
upon which the action of a drill is based to meet the established goals, scope, and
objectives. A scenario contains adequate information (technical data) on facility
operations and other conditions to allow facility operating personnel to respond as
realistically as possible.
Drill Team - A group of people conducting, monitoring, and evaluating the drill (drill coordinator,
evaluators, safety monitor, observers).
Evaluation Criteria - The standards the drill coordinator uses to determine when an objective
has been adequately demonstrated. Evaluation criteria are developed for each drill