Emergency incident disruptions can include a wide variety of responsibilities such as juggling response plans, site investigations, working with regulatory agencies, managing regulatory affairs and documentation requests, stakeholder engagement, and not to mention the cost of business. The piece you can control is your preparedness to respond. Below we offer five best practices of emergency response preparedness to help ensure you’re ready to respond and get things back to business as quickly as possible.
Delran Fire Chief Kevin Peak’s two public servant roles united recently when he participated in a virtual safety exercise with PSE&G’s Burlington Gas division. That’s because Peak is also a first auto technician in Fleet Maintenance, after starting his PSE&G career with a brief stint in Gas Operations.
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., December 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - During a year that, according to the National Interagency Fire Center, saw wildfires burn more than 6.8 million acres of land, public safety agencies at all levels were called into action to combat these blazes. Verizon Frontline deployed its advanced network and public safety solutions in support of these first responders as they battled 128 named wildfires across a total of 16 states in 2021.
As companies start bringing people back to in-person work at offices and facilities, the health protocols of those work environments are more top-of-mind than ever, often in ways that never occurred to people before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reallocating $100 million to ensure job security. Adding options for flexible work, training, and expansion of the firm’s dependent-care program. Biweekly virtual family read alongs. A company-wide challenge to make face masks and other personal protection equipment.
In ways big and small, Booz Allen has rallied to support its employees and community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm is far from done though, and more initiatives will be announced in the days and weeks ahead!
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.
What we learned from auditing nearly 100 facilities
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.