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June 4, 2019
11:00AM-12:00PM

Emergency Response Communications and Lessons Learned Following an Explosion

Keith Bennett, Manager Plant Protection, Eastman Chemical

Room Location TBD

Learn about changes Eastman Chemical made to their Emergency Operation Center and emergency response protocols following an explosion at their Tennessee facility in October 2017. With 10,000 employees and contractors working at this site, effective emergency response communication is critical. Improvements in the chain of command, communication with employees and contractors and robust processes for effective communication with neighbors and the community will be discussed. EOC design, roles and responsibilities, tools, and technology will be reviewed along with EOC staffing, training and support plans. A strategy for effective tabletop exercises will also be presented.

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2019-06-04 11:00:00 2019-06-04 11:00:00 America/Detroit Emergency Response Communications and Lessons Learned Following an Explosion Learn about changes Eastman Chemical made to their Emergency Operation Center and emergency response protocols following an explosion at their Tennessee facility in October 2017. With 10,000 employees and contractors working at this site, effective emergency response communication is critical. Improvements in the chain of command, communication with employees and contractors and robust processes for effective communication with neighbors and the community will be discussed. EOC design, roles and responsibilities, tools, and technology will be reviewed along with EOC staffing, training and support plans. A strategy for effective tabletop exercises will also be presented. Room Location TBD