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CSX Crisis Management Exercise 7/10/12

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on June 5, 2012 in Community Events
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Course:            CSX Crisis Management Exercise

Date:                July 10, 2012

Time:                10:00am – 2:00pm (Immediately following the Tri-County LEPC meeting)

Location:         Holiday Inn Express
120 Holiday Drive
Summerville, SC 29483

Participants: Public Safety, LEPC, Hospitals, Schools, Transportation, Utility, County/Municipal
Officials, Public Information and Business/Industry

Course Description:
This one-day interactive multimedia tabletop training exercises (TTX) is designed and programmed
specifically for your organization and location. The TTX concentrates on your organizational objectives and priorities, allowing every level of skilled and experienced employee, member and manager to work together within the National Incident Management System (NIMS), utilizing Incident Command System (ICS) protocols, all within the Unified Command Structure. These exercises are specifically designed for training purposes and educational opportunities within a controlled environment and are not meant for evaluation.

The facilitator for this training is Dr. Bill Ferroli with Compliance Associates, Incorporated.  His company has conducted over 600 interactive multimedia tabletop training exercises in twenty-five states since 1998.

These exercises are designed to allow ALL participants to work together within a controlled environment without loss of authority, responsibilities, and/or accountability. THIS IS A TRAINING EXERCISE and not designed to test your emergency response plans.

Objectives include:
Establish a remote command post; Establish communications with the railroad and other interested
parties; Establish a unified incident command system; Initiate and maintain incident control zones; Develop action plan for management of incident Identify Product(s) involved; Determine physical and chemical characteristics; Perform basic risk assessment Initiate Public Protection Actions; Evaluate risk of exposure to civilians (Toxicity, risk of fire, etc.) Determine protective actions required; Ensure proper management of evacuees, as needed; Notify appropriate authorities of spilled products, as required Initiate Control and Containment of Spilled Products; Dikes, dams, diversion of spilled products, containment, etc; Design a Containment Plan, as appropriate Establish a Public Information System Assign a PIO; Control Media; DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN

To register, please contact Charlie Kaufman at  ckaufman@dorchestercounty.netor (843) 832-0039;
the course is limited to 80 participants.

CSX Crisis Management Exercise 7/10/12