d. Notification Format and Content. The format and
content of the initial notification and follow-up
messages should be prearranged and standardized in
each emergency plan.
Copies of prearranged notification messages and
message forms should be included in the plan or
Identically formatted "fill-in-the-blank" and
"checkbox" forms should be used by both the
site or facility and the receiving offsite agency.
The following information should be included in
(a) Location (site/facility/building) of the
incident, and name, organization, location,
and telephone number of the caller.
(b) Brief description of the event, with date,
time, and time zone.
(c) Emergency classification level and time of
(d) Whether a release is in progress.
(e) Recommended protective actions with
timing considerations, if applicable.
(f) Name and quantity of material(s) involved,
to the extent known.
(g) Type of actual/projected release and
duration (source term or release
(h) Meteorological conditions (e.g., wind
speed, wind direction, stability class,
(1) Actual or projected impacts at a critical
location (e.g., the site boundary, municipal
jurisdiction, reservoir) relevant to the
organization receiving the notification.
(j) Emergency response actions under way.
(k) The extent of injuries, if any.
(l) Requests for needed support by offsite