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NCTA Seminar - Transportation Spills and Emergencies

  • 12 Sep 2013
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Triad Freightliner of Greensboro, Inc., SelecTruck Center, 6383 Burnt Poplar Road, Greensboro, NC 27409
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North Carolina Trucking Association 

 Transportation Spills and Emergencies

 

Tentative agenda:  

 

8:30-8:45 - Registration

 

8:45-9:30 -- Overview: Managing Risk During Disasters - Joe Beaman, Highlands Environmental Solutions

An overview of issues to consider before  an emergency with references to environmental, legal, HR, and communications considerations.

 

9:30-10:30 -- First Responders: Highway Emergency Response to Trucking Accidents - James Sizemore, Shamrock Environmental and Sgt. Bill Moore, NCSHP

A view of emergency situations and responses from the point-of-view of first responders and law enforcement including on-the-scene response, accident investigation and follow up.

 

10:30-10:45 -- Break

 

10:45-11:30 -- Reporting:  State & Federal Reporting Guidelines - Joe Beaman, Highlands Environmental Solutions

Reporting an incident is never easy, but it is required.  We'll cover the requirements and best practices for reporting and share valuable handouts with contact information for federal and state agencies. 

 

11:30-12:15 -- Legal ramifications: Legal Pitfalls After Incidents and How to Avoid Them - Marc Tucker, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP

Once the incident is under control, the legal nightmares can begin and last for years, but there are some valuable tips your corporation can use to diffuse and protect against lingering issues from your accident.

 

12:15-1:00 -- Lunch sponsored by Highlands Environmental Solutions  

 

1:00-1:30 -- Participant Round Table Discussion

As lunch concludes, we'll go around the room and offer attendees the chance to ask questions, share insights and/or best practices that their companies engage in.

 

1:30-2:15 -- Contingency Planning - Kendall Sutler, Highlands Environmental Solutions

Having a up-to-date plan, spill kits, Rapid Response booklets and a team ready can reduce the pain of an accident dramatically.  We'll give you a practical list of things that every transporter should have.

 

2:15-3:00 -- Driver's Role - Jim Hollingsworth, Shamrock Environmental

The driver is the one with the most impact on avoiding incidents, mitigating disaster and maintaining safety.  Here we'll share the best practices and lessons learned that you can put in practice with your team right away.

 

3:00-3:15 -- Break

 

3:15-4:00 -- Insuring Against Disaster, Managements Role - Don Breault, Great West Casualty

Hiring the right drivers.  Developing your driver team in today’s hostile environment of litigation and compliance.  What types of training programs work best for motor carriers?  What are the best practices that fleets can use today that will minimize your exposures.  What loss prevention techniques that are simple to use, inexpensive to maintain, and produce superior results.  How do I retain that professional and safe driver.  And how does this impact my insurance costs.

 

4:00-4:15 – Wrap Up -- Final Q&A

 

Cost:  NCTA Members $125.00

          Non-Members $175.00

 

Questions Call:  919-281-2742

 

 

Thank you to our host

Triad Freightliner of Greensboro, Inc.

 

An Affiliate of the
American Trucking Associations 

North Carolina Trucking Association
4000 Westchase Blvd.
Ste. 210
Raleigh, NC 27607


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