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  1. CONFERENCE PRESENTS “Boiling in the Broth” Hazardous Materials in the Workplace Name of Seminar Here>

  2. Insurance & Risk Management Nova Scotia

  3. ALL HANDS ON DECK We are in a global age. The role of emergency preparedness and business continuity has never been more important. The main challenge lies in engaging and organizing our capacity. The tools exist.

  4. GLOBALIZATIONis a keycharacteristic of the era. • Global economic crisis • Pandemics • Transnational security threats • Ballooning economics • Terrorism

  5. A hazardous material is any substance or material that possesses an unreasonable risk to health and safety of persons and/or the environment if it is not properly controlled • A CBRNE incident involves the intentional use of hazardous materials to kill, injure, incapacitate or terrorize • A CBRNE incident is a Hazmat crime scene

  6. GUIDING PRINCIPLES • Threats Assessments • Life • Property • Critical Infrastructure • The Environment • The Economy • The Government • Maintain Public Confidence

  7. FOCUSED MANAGEMENT STYLE • Based on ICS systems • Proper flow of Information • Decision must be made quickly

  8. ACID SPILL - NSAC

  9. ACID SPILL - NSAC

  10. ACID SPILL - NSAC

  11. GAS TANKER

  12. GAS TANKER

  13. OIL SPILL

  14. OIL SPILL

  15. COX INSTITUTE - NSAC

  16. RIOT CONTROL AGENTS Mace CS Gas Pepper Spray Dog Repellent Bear Spray OC

  17. CHEMICAL SPRAY

  18. CHEMICAL SPRAY

  19. CHEMICAL SPRAY

  20. THE DEMMING CYCLE OF CONTINOUS IMPROVEMENT

  21. RESILENCY CYCLE Response Recovery

  22. RESILENT SYSTEMS COMPONENTS • Foresight and Planning • Trust and Partnering • Strength and Flexibility • Strong Leadership

  23. 911

  24. SUSPICIOUS POWDER INCIDENTS * Halifax 2007 Pictou 2007 North Sydney 2007 Amherst 2007

  25. ANTHRAX - TRURO

  26. ANTHRAX - TRURO

  27. ANTHRAX - TRURO

  28. CHEMICAL REACTION DEVICES Yarmouth 2007 Bleach / Lye Tantallon 2007

  29. CBRNE AGENTS

  30. CHEMICAL AGENTS • Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) • Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA)

  31. SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE INDICATORS Location Signs Symptoms

  32. SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES

  33. EXPLOSIVE DEVICES PEI 2007 Bridgewater 2007 Vancouver 2005 ANFO

  34. CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS • Nerve Agents • Blister Agents • Blood Agents • Choking Agents

  35. RADIOLOGICAL/NUCLEAR

  36. PRE-PLANNING BIOLOGICAL Local Hazmat Team & Regional CBRNE Resources

  37. RICIN

  38. BLISTER AGENTS (VESICANTS) Delaware USA July 2004

  39. MECHANICAL ACTION DEVICES Japan 1994-1995 Canada New Glasgow 2007 USA 2001

  40. PNEUMATIC DEVICES Unscheduled Spraying Abandoned Spray Devices

  41. PRE-PLANNING EXPLOSIVE Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU)

  42. How could the “Bad Guys & Girls” use radioactive sources ? • RED – Radiological Exposure Device • RDD – Radiological Dispersal Device (Dirty Bomb) • Nuclear Bomb

  43. IONIZING RADIATION • Alpha Particles • Beta Particles • Gamma & X-rays • Neutron Particles

  44. ALPHA PARTICLES Litvinenko Po-210 Poisoning • Large charged particle • Two protons and two neutrons • Stopped by a piece of paper • Cannot penetrate the human skin • Can travel up to 5 cm in air • Internal hazard

  45. CANADIAN CBRNE INCIDENTS

  46. 1993 YUKON Biological

  47. 1998 EDMONTON Chemical & Explosive

  48. 1998 MONTREAL Al Qaeda