5.3 General Guidance
Field Element Notification Requirements. Each field
element plan should provide the following:
(1) A mechanism to ensure that all appropriate event
information from the affected facility is
transmitted and received in accordance with DOE
Orders 5500.2B and 5000.3B and that verbal
notification and follow-on reporting of emergency
events via secure communications, if necessary,
are made to the HQ EOC.
(2) A mechanism to ensure that appropriate
information is provided to the regional Federal,
state, tribal, and local authorities.
(3) Notification to the local FBI office whenever an
abnormal situation indicates a loss of material
and for which evidence of a malevolent act exists.
b. Headquarters Notification Requirements. The HQ
emergency plan should be supported by procedures
for the HQ EOC to: [Note: this element is not
applicable to facility and field office plans.]
(1) Record incoming verbal notifications, receive
emergency event information by other data
transmission means or mechanisms, and
disseminate such information to appropriate HQ
organizations and other federal agencies.
(2) Facilitate communications among HQ
organizations, DOE field organizations, and