How do we register to participate?
You can register by filling out this quick registration form
What information is required to register?
To register we need your sites’
- Site Name;
- Street address (include street/road number);
- Suburb / District;
- Contact person’s (this is who Readynet issues login details and sends reminders to);
- Phone number.
What happens after registration?
Once your registration has been processed Readynet will email your contact person with login details.
Who completes the information and how?
People from your site – usually the person who has the responsibility for emergency planning for your site. This is because the information required for your emergency plan is from and about your site.
The information is recorded online using the Readynet web site – online templates are provided to help guide you through the emergency planning process for your site.
What sort of information will we be asked to supply for Readynet?
- The information required is general location and contact details of your site.
- Number of people on site night and day and a description or purpose of site.
- Contact details for key on-site staff in the event of an emergency.
- Alternative after hours contact details.
- Details of your service providers e.g. power, gas etc.
- Risk analysis and emergency procedures for your site (templates provided).
- The number of people on your site with any special, language, medical or disability needs that may require assistance in an emergency.
What happens to the information recorded in Readynet?
The information you record in your Readynet details is used to create an Emergency Action Guide for your site which can be printed or available electronically to you. This information is also available to Auckland Council’s Civil Defence and Emergency Services 111 Call Centres. You can access your Readynet details anytime by logging into the Readynet website.
Who else can see our sites Readynet details?
Readynet is a secure website and can only be accessed by login details so only the people at your site with your login can access your Readynet details.
Your Emergency Action Guide is available to Auckland Council’s Civil Defence and Emergency Services 111 Call Centres – they cannot change any of your Readynet details.
Readynet information is only ever used for emergency management purposes.
How do Readynet Alerts work?
Auckland Council can use Readynet to send alerts, warnings (where possible) and information, situation updates etc via Text messaging and email about civil defence emergencies. These alerts and advisories can be sent to anyone whose details are recorded with Readynet and have been checked to receive alerts. This helps to ensure that key people at your site can be quickly alerted and informed so they can take appropriate actions.
What are the benefits for our site participating?
- You will be providing the right information – Emergency response details, the who and where details about your site, how many of you, special or medical needs or requirements.
- For the right people – people at your site and emergency service responders.
- At the right place – emergency services control rooms and your council’s emergency management office in electronic format and at your site in both electronic format and your printed hard copy Emergency Action Guide.
- At the right time – prepared for when an emergency occurs.
What happens if the power is off and the internet is not available in an emergency?
The Auckland Council Civil Defence Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) regularly download and keep an electronic copy of the information you supply. The ECC has emergency power generating equipment so it can still access this vital information.
What are the costs?
There is no cost for using Readynet as Auckland Council is sponsoring city wide participation to help build community emergency preparedness and resilience.