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All Hazards Preparedness, Planning, Consulting & Recovery Services - HP08-17

Contract No.: HP08-17

Effective Date: August 1, 2017 thru July 31, 2020

Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, LLC. (CTEH)

Services Included:

Crisis Communications Training

A comprehensive program that includes Crisis Communications Seminar, Workshop, and two day course to focus on crisis planning and response, reputation and management issues, community and customer relations, and ethics and trust topics. These modules are lead by qualified and highly recognized instructors.

NIMS ICS Training

A large selection of NIMS ICS courses to prepare the response community to plan and respond to all-risks all-hazards of any size and complexity. These courses are lead by our team of NIMS compliant and highly recognized instructors.

NIMS ICS Position-Specific Training

To proved advanced level training to personnel in Command and General Staff and selected Unit Leader position for all-hazards approach to incident with greater complexity. These courses are lead by our team of NIMS compliant and highly recognized instructors.

HAZWOPER Training (OSHA & NFPA compliant)

Providing various levels of industry leading HAZWOPER courses to meet OSHA & NFPA standards for compliance. These courses provide employees with varying training levels to ensure safety and response requirements for each level. These courses are lead by our team of certified instructors.

Emergency Response & Contingency Plans

Our plans department has extensive experience is regulated and non-regulated plan development and writing. Personnel have developed approved plans for EPA, DOT, USCG and BSEE. Our plans are written to be meet regulations, but also easy to navigate, maintain, and to be user friendly

Qualified Individual Training (BSEE, USCG, & EPA compliant)

We offer both the Initial QI and Annual QI refresher training to meet the OPA 90 standards and elements outlined in the Training Reference for Oil Spill Response. These course are to prepare a Qualified Individual to manage an oil spill incident within the designated requirements.

MTSA Security Training (Facility, Vessel, and Company Security Officer)

These courses provide knowledge to those who may be designated to preform the duties of a FSO, VSO, or CSO. These courses focus on the duties and responsibilities of these security officer in regards to the security of a facility, vessel, or overall company security. These courses meet all USCG and ISPS training requirements.

Active Shooter Training

The first part of this course is offered as a seminar to focus on the "Run-Hide-Fight" concept of surviving a active shooter incident. In addition, an Active Shooter Workshop can be continued after the seminar to focus on Senior Managers and Executives to meet with instructors to discuss specific needs for their organization or facility and also provided one-on-one work sessions to provide an assessment on current plans and capabilities

Gap Analysis for Plans

CTEH conducts analysis and needs assessments of existing plans, current training and exercise programs to gain a comparison of actual performance with potential or desired outcome. This analysis is utilized to determine best use of current resources and provides an understanding of a company's requirements and current level of performance. This analysis can be conducted at the operational or strategic level for an organization and provides steps to meeting industry best practices or regulatory requirements.

Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT)

A highly trained and experienced team that responds based on clients request for Incident Management Team support during exercises or real events. This team can be assembled and ready for rapid deployment to compose the entire IMT or supplement an existing IMT. The IMAT may utilize the CTEH® company plan if quick deployment is required.

Incident Response/Management

CTEH's highly trained and experienced NIMS/ICS management team can respond to any all-threat, all-hazard event based on client request for Incident Management Team support during exercises or actual events. The IMAT can be assembled and ready for rapid deployment to compose the entire IMT or supplement an existing IMT. The IMAT may utilize the CTEH company plane if rapid or remote deployment is required. Incident Commander and Command and General Staff to Unit Leader experience.

Risk, Vulnerability, & Hazard Assessment

Our specialized team aids clients in addressing all business critical operations to conduct a thorough analysis of risk and vulnerabilities the organization may face and rank the probability and potential severity. This is vital process in the pre-contingency planning phase to ensure risk, vulnerabilities, and hazards are properly identified in the company plans

Contingency Planning

Our dedicated planning department aids clients in developing a course of action designed to help the organization respond effectively and efficiently to a significant future event or emergency. Contingency Planning includes preplanned decisions to prepare for other aspects such as people, stakeholders, coordination and communications procedures, etc.

Continuity of Operations Planning

We assist clients in developing continuity of operations documents with overarching strategies, polices, and procedures required to support its continuity of operations program. For Non-Federal Agencies, we adhere to the same standards and planning guidance outlined in the FEMA Continuity Guidance Circular 1 (CGC 1).

After Action and After Exercise Reporting

CTEH®'s experienced Evaluators, Coaches and Facilitators utilize a structured review process, in accordance with HSEEP or NPREP guidelines, to analyze what happened, why it happened, and how it can be improved in the future for all exercises and incidents. This process is used to document actual results vs intended results achieved by participants.

Data Management & Documentation Services

This includes real-time monitoring data, field observations and photographs, field sampling data, laboratory analytical data, and locational geospatial data. CTEH® has broad experience assimilating, normalizing, interpreting, and disseminating usable data. The data management team understands the nature and origin of data management through personal field data collection experience. CTEH® follows best practice quality assurance/quality control measures on all their data management projects.

Response Portal - Incident Action Plan (IAP)

In response to client requests for a intuitive and user-friendly Incident Command System (ICS) software, CTEH® developed Response Portal to enhance existing data management tools. This software helps teams quickly produce an Incident Action Plan (IAP) to manage safe, effective response actives and its data management features support increased situational awareness and a common operating picture.

Response Portal - Resource Tracking Services

CTEH® provides a robust suite of automated solutions for clients that need to efficiently track human resources, heavy machinery, equipment, and more. The combination of a web application, mobile technology, badge printers and barcode scanners enable CTEH to rapidly track thousands of resources in near real time. Leveraging barcodes and mobile data collection we effectively eliminate data entry errors and provide rapid data collection and visualization to our clients.

Drills & Exercises - NPREP & HSEEP

CTEH® assists clients in drill and exercise programs to meet the NPREP and HSEEP guidelines. This includes a three year cycle to meet the 15 PREP guidelines within the triennial cycle or the guiding principles for exercise programs according to the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program.

Emergency Response

The CTEH® Toxicology and Emergency Response Program (TERP®) team is available 24 hours per day, every day, including weekends and holidays, and is able to mobilize from their home or office to the incident site. The team is flexible in design and can be modified according to changing project requirements. Field personnel have completed all necessary training required in the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) HAZWOPER regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.120. Employees receive training in emergency procedures, hazard assessment and mitigation, respiratory protection, protective clothing, and first aid/CPR.

Industrial Hygiene

CTEH®’s industrial hygiene personnel are capable of providing a wide variety of industrial hygiene services using state-of-the-art equipment and methodology. Our scientists are committed to conducting thorough and accurate workplace exposure assessments and providing valuable health and safety information to clients. The experienced industrial hygiene staff conducts surveys in a wide range of industrial settings including: chemical facilities, petroleum refineries, laboratories, food processors, railroad facilities, power companies, administrative office buildings, mining quarries, gas pipeline facilities, steel mills, TSDFs and numerous manufacturing facilities.

Environmental Sampling and Planning

CTEH® is suited to assist clients develop sound and workable risk assessment plans. Our toxicologists have extensive experience in combustion permitting and chemical spill and fire emergency response, which contribute added expertise to the off-site consequence analysis phase of the risk management planning process. 

Toxicology Consulting & Risk Assessment

CTEH® scientists have a broad range of toxicological experiences, including critique and evaluation of proposed regulations relating to chemicals in air, water, or foods; review and evaluation of animal toxicity testing studies; development of Reference Dose values for chemicals and proposal of revisions to existing values based on new toxicological data; critical evaluation of corporate health and safety plans; evaluation and coordination of the results of employee health monitoring and training programs; review and summarization of corporate Material Safety Data Sheets; and, evaluation of scientific literature for strengths and weaknesses for use in human health toxicity evaluation and risk assessment. CTEH® is suited to assist clients develop sound and workable risk assessment plans. Our toxicologists have extensive experience in combustion permitting and chemical spill and fire emergency response, which contribute added expertise to the off-site consequence analysis phase of the risk management planning process. 

 

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