Audits and Plans

The professionals at The Response Group™ draw on years of experience and utilize the latest industry technologies to provide clients with thorough, content-rich planning. With each plan we develop, we aim to set the industry standard. We can meet the needs of your company with any of these response guides and plans described below.


The Audit team conducts the following types of audits for our clients:

  • Response Capability Audits
  • Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) Compliance Audits
  • Security Vulnerability Assessments (facilities/terminals, vessels, offshore platforms, etc.)
  • Regulated Plan Compliance Audits (all types)
  • Emergency Response Capability Assessments
  • Self-Assurance Reviews

Non-Regulatory Plans

Frequently, organizations realize they have a need for plan development that doesn’t fall within an area that is regulated by government agencies. The Response Group provides custom plan-development services to meet client needs and expectations. 

  • Emergency Response Plans
    Spill Response, Country specific information/cultural guidance, Medical care for personnel and their families, Evacuation 
  • Communications Plans 
  • Humanitarian Relief Plans 
  • Business Continuity Plans
  • Services available within the US and worldwide

Regulatory Plans

  • Facility/Pipeline/Emergency Response Plans (EPA/USCG/DOT)
  • Security Plans (DOT/USCG)
  • Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans (EPA)
  • Oil Spill Response Plans (BSEE)
  • Integrated Contingency Plans (All Agencies)

Tactical Response Plans

Tactical Response Guides are the most effective resource for sound incident response. Through careful planning, detailed field surveys, environmental sensitivity tracking, and a combination of GIS Mapping and Incident Command System (ICS) Forms, the Response Group can prepare a fully functional response guide capable of providing an effective response to any incident. The Response Group staff has prepared hundreds of Tactical Response Guides for international and domestic clients. We can provide you with the following:

  • Offshore / Shoreline Tactical Response Guides
  • Inland Tactical Response Guides (Pipelines, Refineries, & Facilities)
  • Tactical Response Guide Integration into IAP Software
  • Pipeline Risk Assessment & GPS Surveys

Quick Guides

The Response Group offers Quick Guides, which compress elements of a large comprehensive plan into a smaller, more portable plan. The Quick Guide is referenced for guidance during an initial response.

  • Includes all essential components of the original plan
  • Provides the client with a concise document for reference during the first few hours of an event
  • Updated each time the original, comprehensive plan is updated
  • Services available within the US and worldwide