• MGT-458 Building Whole Community Engagement through Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC)
July 10th, 2018
Shelby County Emergency Operations Center
1075 Mullins Station Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38134
This course is designed to equip Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC) with the knowledge, tools and best practices needed to engaging public and private stakeholders through a whole community approach. The session also provides guidance in reducing hazardous material risks.
The Building Whole Community Engagement Course details responsibilities and interests of key stakeholders and collectively preparing for how hazardous material incidents impact them and the community. This course
will facilitate collaboration and strengthen the whole community engagement by providing tools, resources and direction through the following core capability components such as Planning, Operational Coordination, Communications,
and Community Resiliency.
Participants will develop goals,performance indicators and plans during practical exercises to assist the
LEPC with reducing risk from fixed and mobile hazardous materials.
There are no costs or prerequisites to attend. This course is approved by DHS/FEMA Hazmat Consortium Training Grant and presented by Georgia Tech Research Institute Inc. Sponsorship is provided by the Shelby County Local Emergency Planning Committee (MSLEPC) and Shelby County Office of Preparedness.