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Emergency Preparedness: Tactics to Ensure Business Continuity and Worker Safety

Emergency Preparedness Master Class: Georgia

Product Code: EGA05092018

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Emergency Preparedness: Tactics to Ensure Business Continuity and Worker Safety

On-Site Seminar:
Atlanta, GA  |  Wednesday, May 9, 2018

From active shooters in the workplace to natural disasters, it’s critical to be prepared – and for your employees to be prepared – when an emergency occurs. By taking steps now to assess your risks and plan for the worst, you can protect your employees and ensure that your business weathers whatever crises come your way.

An experienced expert will provide you with comprehensive training on:

  • How to conduct a risk assessment – what hazards and exposures are probably at your facility? 
  • Key considerations for specific emergencies 
    • Severe weather (storms, floods, wind) 
    • Natural disasters (earthquakes, wildfires) 
    • Active shooter/workplace violence 
    • Medical emergencies 
    • Hazardous substance and chemical releases 
    • Terrorism 
  • Emergency action plans and Emergency Management Systems 
    • Creating a flexible plan to respond to various types of emergencies 
    • Compliance requirements under various laws and regulating agencies (ADA/HR/OSHA/EPA/local and state) 
    • Practice training and drills 
    • Developing an inhouse response team 
    • Working with vendors and emergency response agencies 
    • Communication plans 
    • Evacuation routes and exits 
    • Emergency response equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) 
    • Equipment shutdown procedures 
  • Business continuity planning 
  • Case study and emergency response scenarios 
  • Final Questions and Closing 



8:30-8:40 a.m.
Overview and Objectives

8:40-9:00 a.m.
Resilience Leadership:
Identifying Your Governance

9:00-9:30 a.m.
Resilience Leadership: Framework for Resilience: Strategic Guidance, Oversight and Implementation

9:30-9:50 a.m.
Break Out: Resilience Leadership

9:50-10:15 a.m.

10:15-10:30 a.m.

10:30-10:55 a.m.
Understanding Your Risks: How Do You Identify Your Hazards?

10:55-11:20 a.m.
Understanding Your Risks: Severe Weather, Natural Disasters, Active Threat/Workplace Violence, Medical Emergencies, Hazardous Substance and Chemical Releases, and Manmade Hazards

11:20-11:45 a.m.
Risk Mitigation: Available Tools to Assist in Risk Assessment

11:45-12:15 p.m.
Risk Mitigation: Appraising Resilience—How Do Your Resilience Activities Align with Organizational Priorities?

12:15-12:45 p.m.
Foundational Risk Assessment

12:45-1:45 p.m.

1:45-2:15 p.m.
Evaluating Short and Long-term Impacts and Resulting Strategy


2:30-3:00 p.m.
Planning: What Plans Can Be Developed to Address Assessment Outcomes?

3:00-3:20 p.m.
Breakout: What Plans Does Your Organization Have in Place and How Are Those Plans Maintained?

3:20-3:35 p.m.

3:35-4:00 p.m.
Public/Private Integration: Identify The Intersection Points Between Public and Private Organizations for Long Term Recovery

4:00 p.m.
Event Adjourns

Your Presenters:

Matt HochsteinMatt Hochstein
Vice President, Client Services

Matt Hochstein is a skilled leader with extensive experience managing and delivering complex projects. Widely regarded as an accomplished facilitator and skilled at guiding senior-level briefings, programmatic workshops, and policy implementation strategies, he has extensive experience staffing and managing teams of various sizes.

Currently Matt is responsible for developing and implementing Hagerty’s 2016 Business Development and Executive Relationship Plan. Matt also manages Hagerty’s Washington, D.C. office, where his responsibilities include coordinating all federal business activities and collaborating with Hagerty leaders across the firm on significant company-wide initiatives. Prior to Hagerty, Matt worked with Deloitte Consulting as a Manager in the Strategy and Operations practice area; there he was responsible for operational management of client engagements in addition to supporting business development and personnel management within the firm. At Credit Suisse Securities, Matt worked in the Strategic Change Management Group where he managed global resources by through implementation of operations-focused initiatives. Matt’s first consulting role was with Public Consulting Group, Inc. where he was elevated to the level of Senior Consultant while managing third party liability/recovery contracts for multiple State Medicaid Agencies

Matt is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and completed the Homeland Security Exercise and Education Program (HSEEP). He received a Master of Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, and, a Bachelor of Arts, Government, from Wesleyan University (CT). He lives in Virginia with his wife and children.

Program Location and Date

When: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Where: Double Tree by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead
3342 Peachtree Rd NE 
Atlanta, GA 30326