The Business Side of Emergency Response

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Name: The Business Side of Emergency Response
Date: December 12, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CST
Event Description:
All firms have received phone calls from clients or others requesting help with an emergency problem. Something has happened to affect the building structure—no heat/ventilation, a chemical spill, a fire, flooding, something is making a bad noise or defecting and there is high concern that something bad may happen. When we get these calls, we must consider what it is we are being asked to do, if we can handle it as quickly as needed, and how this may affect our business—not just the benefit of the potential for increased revenue due to taking this project, but the wide variety of potential risks we may encounter.
This presentation will highlight responses to emergency events, including how emergency responses may affect your business and what should be considered beforehand to properly identify and measure the risk to benefit aspects.
Presenter: Douglas L. Fell is a Professional Engineer with almost 40 years of structural engineering experience. Doug has led structural engineering emergency response service teams and provides services on forensic engineering, legal, insurance, and restoration cases.
Doug has extensive experience in structural evaluations and has been involved with many emergency response projects throughout the United States. He has experience working with the ATF, CSB, OSHA, FEMA, NTSB, industry experts in various fields, governmental agencies, attorneys, insurance companies, owners, and contractors. He was the lead engineer for the Metrodome roof collapse project and responded to the Minnehaha Academy explosion in 2017, among many other responses.
Doug is the current chairperson of the MNSEA SEER (Structural Engineer Emergency Response) Committee and is also is a member of the national NCSEA SEER Committee.
Marriott Minneapolis West 9960 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN (952/544-4000)
(Located on north frontage road of I-394 between Hwy 169 & Hopkins Crossroad)
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 am Program
Contact Information:
Free Breakfast & Seminar to ACEC/MN Members!  Space is Limited!!
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