August through November -Emergency Preparedness- Preparing Businesses for Disasters 4 Part Series

Updated on Thursday, July 25th, 2019 @ 10:51am

Emergency Preparedness (Part 1)  Threat Assessments

 August 21, 2019, 7:30 am to 9:00 am   Location: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre.      

All facilities face a certain level of risk associated with various threats. These threats may be the result of natural events, accidents, or intentional acts to cause harm. Regardless of the nature of the threat, business  owners have a responsibility to limit or manage risks from these threats to the extent possible.

Speakers: Mark Maxwell, Knox County EMA Director, David Shaffer, Knox County Sheriff and  Joseph Lopez, BWC—SID Digital Forensic Unit Supervisor

 

Emergency Preparedness (Part 2)  Emergency Response

September 18, 2019, 7:30 am to 9:00 am   Location: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre.  

The actions taken in the initial minutes of an emergency are critical. A prompt warning to employees to evacuate, shelter or lockdown can save lives. A call for help to public emergency services that provides full and accurate information will help the dispatcher send the right responders and equipment. When an emergency occurs, the first priority is always life safety. The second priority is the stabilization of the incident. Do you have an Emergency Plan?

Speakers: Knox County EMA, Ariel Corporation, EOC, MVFD, MVPD, KCSO, 911


Emergency Preparedness (Part 3)  Recovery

October 16, 2019, 7:30 am to 9:00 am   Location: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre.  

Each disaster is a unique event that requires careful assessment. And because relief and recovery may take a long time, it is important to create a strategic plan of response to identify and help the most vulnerable and severely affected people.

Speakers: Law Enforcement Chaplin, Mental Health of Knox/ Licking County, Deputy Dan Bobo and Fritter


Emergency Preparedness (Part 4)  Developing an Emergency Preparedness Plan

November 20, 2019, 7:30 am to 9:00 am   Location: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre.  

Emergency preparedness planning involves a coordinated, co-operative process of preparing to match urgent needs with available resources. Plans are needed, not only for responding to the impacts of the event, but also to maintain business continuity while managing the crisis, and to guide recovery and reconstruction effectively.

Speaker: Laura Smith , BWC

NEXT MEETING INFO

Our Monthly Meeting

December 18, 2019

Will be at: The Glenn A. Gallagher Centre

 

Holiday Appreciation Breakfast

 7:30 am to 9:00 am

RSVP by December 15th

Breakfast will be provided.

Meeting RSVP