Emergency Preparedness

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, provides Flood Relief Rescue and Medical Services

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When a flash-flood hit Sentani, Indonesia, on March 16, 2019, PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) was ready to help.

Within 24 hours, PTFI had mobilized resources to provide food, water, and critically needed rescue and medical services. Within 48 hours, the company had sent five emergency preparedness teams and two medical personnel to Sentani.

PTFI’s humanitarian efforts also included:

Joint Training Strengthens Disaster Response

A new SCE course brings together local representatives to work with first responders.
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In 2015, when the call came in of an oil spill off of Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County, emergency officials immediately leaped into action.

EHS Insights: Most Common Low-Risk Regulatory Challenges in Europe

What we learned from auditing nearly 100 facilities
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From 2015 to 2018, Antea Group audited almost 100 low-risk European facilities (offices, retail stores, and other non-manufacturing facilities) and came up with over 1,100 findings with an average of 12 findings per facility.  No low-risk workplaces, even managed office and co-working spaces, were without EHS gaps and issues.

Read our blog to find out the most common EHS gaps we encountered.

About Antea Group

Retired Colonel Heads Preparedness Operation for Duke Energy, Where Veterans Play Major Role in the Workforce

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Steve McGugan’s passion to help people in the midst of crisis didn’t diminish when he retired from the U.S. Army. Only the battlefield has changed.

Driven to run to the sound of the guns, as one of his generals said, and responding to urgent situations distinguished his 24 years in the Army, including 39 months in combat operations.

That drive led McGugan, a colonel, to a new career. He joined Duke Energy in January as director of emergency preparedness.

Preparing Seniors for El Niño

SCE hands out flashlights and blankets during events that emphasize preparing for power outages and staying safe.
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Jill Hyers knew she needed to educate the 420 residents at Santa Barbara’s Maravilla Senior Living Community about disaster preparedne

Expo Teaches Emergency Preparedness

SCE was among 50 companies, governmental agencies and vendors at the Ready Long Beach Community Emergency Preparedness Expo.
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When the Reed family went to Long Beach’s Heartwell Park on a recent weekend, they planned to visit the duck pond as part of daughter Naomi’s seventh birthday celebration. But they ended up seeing much more than ducks, they saw a helicopter landing among other things.

NS Makes Community Safety a Priority

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The safe transport of customers’ freight is essential to Norfolk Southern’s long-term business success. The company’s strategy is threefold: prevention, mitigation, and emergency response. The railroad carries out this mission through investments in rail infrastructure improvements and technologies; extensive employee training; partnering with all levels of government; training local first responders; and carefully coordinating the shipment of product with customers.

Are You Prepared for Disaster?

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Since 1980, weather-related disasters have more than doubled. Yet, research shows that 85 percent of Americans are not prepared for disaster. Are you?

Blackout at Preschool Turns Scary Moment Into Safety Lesson

An SCE employee uses the situation to spread the word on electrical safety.
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A routine day for Iris Hosea picking up her son at preschool turned out to be anything but when she found the facility plunged into darkness by a 

Red Cross and Disney Help Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters

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WASHINGTON, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As part of National Preparedness Month in September, Disney is expanding its collaboration with the American Red Cross through several joint initiatives to help kids and families prepare for disasters and other emergencies. 

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