For this assignment, you are the lead incident commander for a hazardous materials incident similar to those that have been introduced in this course. In this scenario, HLF Polyurethane Manufacturing was undergoing a maintenance activity in which an acid gas feed line segment required replacement. Pressure gauges were not installed in the line to monitor activity or to indicate if the line was operational. Upon initiating the line breaking activity (opening the line to the atmosphere) under self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), there was an uncontrolled release of acid gas. A nearby welding operation provided the ignition source and the flammable gas was ignited. The following actions were initially taken: The evacuation alarm was sounded and the facility emergency response team (ERT) was activated. The plant manager and the local fire department were notified of the incident. The incident command was established at the facility office near the main access gate to the south (this is the furthest distance within the property boundary from the incident location). The incident commander implemented actions required under the approved emergency response plan. The ERT was not able to immediately isolate the source of the incident. The fire department anived on location and assumed the incident command of the event. Additional Relevant Information: The facility encompasses an area measuring 2000 feet by 1400 feet. The nearest residential community is located approximately 1000 feet to the northeast.
A plastic recycling plant is located along the south fence boundary of the refinery. A major interstate highway runs directly parallel to the plant. The ambient temperature on the day of the incident was 85° F and the wind was blowing at 7 mph from the southwest to the northeast. Work crews were scheduled to work 12-hour shifts, 24-hours a day, to complete the incident response. The facility has a trained ERT that can respond to incidents. Your essay must address the following: Summarize the incident. Identify all hazardous materials involved, their classifications and their physical properties. Discuss chemical incompatibility and interactions relevant to this incident. Discuss any short or long term mitigation necessary. Explain how the lead incident commander should respond to this incident based on the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG). Click the link below to access the ERG at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 0511 3640, Interactions of Hazardous Materials 3 website: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. (n.d.). Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG). Retrieved from http://www.phmsa.dot.govihazmatilibraryierg Explain the corrective action plan that should be implemented based on the ERG to prevent a reoccurrence of this event. Your response must be at least one page in length (not counting the cover page or reference page).
Situation You have quite recently been employed as the VP of promoting and advertising. The leader of the organization has sent you the accompanying message to give you a thought of what the organization is about and what is normal from you in your new part: Presentation Welcome to the first of our vital arranging gatherings. Before we begin, I might want to thank you for joining our bank in the limit of Vice President, Advertising and Public Relations. Despite the fact that we just have five branches situated all through our state and are viewed as a little bank by a few, we wish to develop, as well as must develop or we will be gulped by the huge banks that are working surrounding us. We have been excessively stale for a really long time and the time has come to push ahead. Senior administration directed a few methodology sessions, and it was concluded that we required another approach, which is the reason we made this new position and expedited you board to lead the charge. We have never had a solid spotlight on advertising as a promoting instrument, and we have likewise never extremely considered publicizing as a necessity since we have depended for the most part on referrals and verbal promoting previously. This has served us well as a nearby bank, yet in view of expanding rivalry and the requirement for extra income, we have to develop past our current client base. This is the place you come in. I understand you have an exceptionally solid showcasing foundation in promoting and advertising and have helped a few associations meet a considerable lot of similar goals that we are endeavoring to accomplish. By utilizing somebody from outside of the bank, we would like to acquire inventive and crisp ways to deal with our key activity. At last, you are in charge of objective accomplishment. How about we talk about the circumstance. Foundation and Present Customer Base As you know, we have been around for a long time and have developed to 5 branches all through the state. Our clients adore us since we treat them like genuine individuals, center around solid client administration, and give each client the consideration they require. We offer essential keeping money administrations from our 5 physical areas. Our administrations incorporate investment accounts, financial records, CD's, and credits. We adore our present client base and would prefer not to lose them since they made us what we are today; be that as it may, our present nearby clients make high costs and offer minimal present or future income development openings. They have almost no cash in their checking and investment accounts, so as a bank, we make next to no on those benefits. What's more, they convey a staggering expense for each client, which decreases our benefit. They have a tendency to be individuals from more seasoned ages who are not mechanically astute, require consistent consideration from our branch delegates through eye to eye exchange preparing, demand accepting paper bank explanations, and decline to utilize our ATMs. Also, these clients are not the sort that are taking out huge credits and home loans, which is truly where we profit on the intrigue. Essentially, we cherish our clients and need to keep them, however they cost us a great deal of cash and give a low rate of return (ROI). We have to infiltrate another market fragment, and sadly, I don't know that's identity. Our present promoting procedure is to utilize our present clients to enable us to discover new clients, however up until this point, we have not become outside of our present, generally unrewarding, advertise portion. Next, as we have examined, we as of now offer no internet saving money or online business administrations. That is quickly changing on the grounds that we are now taking a shot at the whole specialized framework. That will be prepared to go soon, yet we have to know how to get the word out with respect to that activity to the privilege new target showcase. In the promoting scene, you call that span and recurrence. Despite the fact that this is an advertising centered undertaking, you should make a vital showcasing plan before propelling. This arrangement will set the bank's advertising course and convey the bank's key objectives down to an operational level where you can advance in view of board endorsement of your arrangement and proposals. Explanations behind Change In light of the data above, we have to change the way that we work together to stay aggressive; something else, the huge banks will wipe us out. Particular purposes behind the change incorporate the accompanying: • Competition o We have no upper hand The rivalry is developing, even in our own neighborhood geology, and beginning to dissolve our present client base. • ROI is negligible in view of the present client base • Expenses are high in light of current client base • Limited development potential in the present client base • Public relations is a key channel offering numerous openings • Embrace publicizing to grow past our client base • Advertising and advertising will be required to report and effectively accomplish the objectives for our new marking and bearing The Bank's Long-term Strategic Goals • Increase general benefit and ROI • Create an upper hand through our online business activity • Identify and infiltrate a beneficial new market portion • Use successful promoting and advertising to drive every one of the 3 General Direction Forward Accomplishing our long haul vital objectives ought to be founded on the accompanying general segments: • We must discover and set up our essence inside another beneficial target portion. This incorporates propelling new items and administrations, including the foundation of an exceptionally solid e-saving money program that depends on the particular prerequisites of the new target advertise. • We must build up a coordinated promoting program that is comprehensive of a solid advertising part. The focal point of both the publicizing and advertising will infiltrate our new section through compelling promoting and advertising, in the long run bringing about expanded benefit. An Overview of Your Role Moving Forward The means that should be taken to finish this activity are as per the following: • Phase 1: Create publicizing and advertising targets that adjust to every one of the 4 key objectives. These speak to the objectives that you will accomplish through the collaborations'. • Phase 2: Identify another objective market, and make administration and item contributions that are custom-made to that section by using the promoting blend. You will likewise research fitting correspondence channels to achieve this market. • Phase 3: Create your marking technique (position proclamation) for your new target advertise in view of your circumstance investigation. This will begin to incorporate your objectives, your circumstance examination comes about, and your objective market. This incorporates understanding, foreseeing, and coordinating arrangement segments in light of the potential effect of outer impacts (administrative, monetary, social, innovation, and so forth.) that influence promoting. • Phase 4: Create an advertising piece that you will utilize that depends on the objective market needs, and incorporate particular measures to check in the event that it is compelling. This will incorporate following from a ROI point of view. You will exhibit a primer proposition to senior administration ahead of time of the last introduction to the full load up in Phase 5. >GET ANSWER