2015 Panhandle Regional Preparedness Conference

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News

The Panhandle Regional Emergency Management Advisory Committee is excited to open the conference registration for 2015!  The focus this year is on Mass Fatality Planning.  Since mass fatalities are essentially a local matter, it is important to have a plan for all disciplines to organize those tragedies.Read more >

New ASP Certification Exam to begin in January 2015

Posted on Jan 8, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News

BCSP has developed a new blueprint for its Associate Safety Professional (ASP) exam that puts greater emphasis on environmental management and safety management systems. The new exam goes into effect Jan. 5, 2015. The changes came as a result of a validation study completed this year.Read more >

National Weather Service Webinar January 23 – Services and Tools for Emergency Managers

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News

You’re invited to attend an IAEM and the National Weather Service (NWS) webinar on Friday, January 23rd from 12:30-2:00 pm CT.Read more >

New 2015 OSHA Reporting Requirements Now in Effect

Posted on Jan 6, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News, Society News

As of Jan. 1, 2015, there has been a change to what covered employers are required to report to OSHA. Employers are now required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding out about the incident.Read more >

Accident Survivor and Double Amputee Dr. Randy Gallaway Shares His Story at the December 12th Chapter Meeting

Posted on Jan 2, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News, Society News

by Renee Witherspoon, CSP, CIH, CHMM, South Plains Chapter President Dr. Randy Gallaway, Gallaway Safety Solutions, LLC, speaks on Changing Inner Attitudes about workplace safety at the December ASSE Chapter meeting. On December 12, 2014 Dr.Read more >