Article Out Loud - Building Capability: Zero Tolerance vs. Acceptability

by CHRISTOPHER TANTLINGER, An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal.

A tool designed with zero tolerance would not be able to function efficiently or effectively. Likewise, taking a zero-tolerance approach to emergency preparedness and response has led to some problematic policies and procedures. This article explains why building in some level of acceptability would make policies and procedures more effective and communities more resilient.

Narrated by Randy Vivian.