CTEH Takes on #CleanGulf2016 (Part I)
Missed CTEH at the Clean Gulf Conference and Exhibition in Tampa this year? Don’t worry! Here’s a quick recap of our workshops, presentations and sessions:
•Emerging Homeland Security Challenges: In partnership with DomPrep Journal, Cmdr. (Ret.) Joe Leonard of our Global Preparedness and Crisis Management team facilitated a workshop on homeland security threats and security issues—addressing topics such as risk management practices, border security challenges, cybersecurity vulnerabilities and more. ICYMI: Check out Joe’s recent article in DomPrep Journal about CBRNE response training.
•Focusing on a Safety Culture: Cory Davis, CTEH partner and principal consultant, chaired a session about health and safety issues emergency responders often face on incident sites. During the session, Dr. Chris Kuhlman, a toxicologist from our North Little Rock office, presented on in-situ burning guidance for safety officers and safety and health professionals.
•Emerging Policy and Regulatory Trends: Another member of our Global Preparedness and Crisis Management team, John Temperilli, chaired a session on emerging and continuing regulatory changes and trends. The topics included the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, Maritime Transportation Security Act, National Contingency Plan and others. John also presented his abstract on “Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Extremely Hazardous Cargoes and Harbors of Safe Refuge.”