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Critical incident planning and response

Emergency Response Planning Guidance (opens a new window) The aim of the emergency response plan (ERP) is to help staff respond effectively to an emergency in or around the location of the early years settings to ensure the safety of children, parents, staff and all other adults. The Emergency Response Planning (ERP) Guidance will support you to put together a ERP document for your individual setting. This will help you to think about unique situations and circumstances where you may need to protect the setting and all occupants from an emergency situation.