Valley Coastal Chapter ASSP Virtual Technical Meeting

  • April 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Topic Fire at your Business Doorstep – Lessons Learned

When Wildfires or fires threaten your business what are you going to do?  Lessons learned because of the October 2019 Getty Fire.

Learning Objectives

  1. How to communicate and assist your key employees to get to your work sites when due to the disaster or disruptive issue the routes are blocked
  2. Important items to consider in your backup plan when your organization is faced with a disaster or disruptive issue
  3. Recognize that there are many stakeholders in obtaining current and accurate information on your disruptive situation

Speaker Les Borsay, Emergency Planning Specialist, J. Paul Getty Trust

Les Borsay is currently the Emergency Planning Specialist for the J. Paul Getty Trust Security & Visitor Services Department. He handles the emergency preparedness and business continuity planning for the Getty Center and the Getty Villa. He has been with the Getty since 2000 and involved in emergency preparedness for the Trust since 2014. He sees Emergency Preparedness as an ever-evolving challenge that goes beyond structural planning, but the training of staff for their own preparedness not only in the workplace but in their homes. When not working, Les enjoys cycling, triathlon, and time with his wife and daughter. He is a member and part of the BICEPP* Executive Board.

*Business and Industry Council for Emergency Planning and Preparedness, BICEPP, founded in 1983 is a non-profit professional association of emergency management and business continuity professionals.  Our goal is to provide a forum for information exchange to enhance disaster resilience within the business community.

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