TAMIU SBDC Hosts Hands-On Workshop on Emergency Procedures

TAMIU SBDC Hosts Free Hands-on
Workshop on Emergency Procedures

The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC) will be sponsoring a hands-on workshop on how to create an emergency plan for the workplace.

The workshop will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at TAMIU’s Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall, room 116.

Deirdre Pattillo from the South-West Border Region SBDC/Human Capital Program will conduct a hands-on workshop on how to create a workplace emergency preparedness plan.  Utilizing an electronic template, each attendee will be able to create or revise their emergency management practices with the direction and assistance of Human Capital staff. 

The interactive discussion will cover:

  • Resources for writing (rewriting) your company’s plan
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • Assessing job hazards
  • Developing a successful training program.

The goals and objectives of a workplace emergency preparedness program will be reviewed and a plan utilizing the tools for creating and maintaining a safe and compliant workplace will be prepared during the clinic.

To register, call the TAMIU SBDC office at 956.326.2827, or e-mail sbdc@tamiu.edu.

TAMIU SBDC hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu