Webinar: 9-1-1: Preparing for Emergencies at Your Events
Topic: 9-1-1: Preparing for Emergencies at your Events
You prepare for an emergency at your event but you hope it doesn’t occur. What happens if does? You will learn how to better prepare yourself and your event to in the best shape possible and to know how to respond at the time of the incident and afterwards..
We will cover the likely actions that may result from a tragic incident and review many areas you can consider in event planning to limit exposure for you and your event.
Specific topics include:
- First steps upon activation of your emergency plan
- Gathering witness information and photographs
- Documenting incident information
- Reviewing pre-event information
- Reaching out to related parties (family, friends of the victim)
- If legal actions result from the incident, what are those likely to be?
- Key benefits of having USAT behind you as the legal process unfolds
- Event Considerations for Swim, Bike, and Run
Jim Flint, USAT Annual Member # 153121, Founder and owner: 150 Sports, RattleSnake Triathlon, Du-Wop Duathlon 2003 – Present.
150 Sports has been contracted from very small to very large races (3,500 racers+) across the country to stage events in a safe and fun environment.
With a background of 30 years as a triathlon and ski racer, Mr. Flint also volunteered for 10 years as a Stage II (highest level) Ski Patroller and regional examiner for new Patroller certifications. He certified as a Red Cross instructor (advanced first aid, CPR, Professional Rescuer CPR), and became a Certified Level I (highest level) USA Triathlon Official (officiating races all across the country), and Stage II (Highest level) Certified USA Triathlon Race Director. Mr. Flint has been certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation as an Instructor for training new motorcycle drivers (1981) and helped USA Triathlon’s Commissioner of Officials draft training regulations for officials working races on the back of motorcycles. Mr. Flint drafted the highway safety plan that Arapahoe County, Colorado now uses for multisport events at the Aurora Reservoir.
150 Sports event, the RattleSnake Triathlon was recently voted by Competitor Magazine’s readers and racers (2012) as the best triathlon in the State of Colorado and in 2010 was voted one of the top 100 races in the world by Triathlete magazine. Mr. Flint also served as the training guide for a blind athlete who won a gold medal at the 2003 ITU World Triathlon Championships. Mr. Flint serves as a regional representative for Paratriathlon as his races have supported physically challenged athletes since 2003.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $14.99 USAT Member or Race Director (0 CEU); $24.99 USAT Certified Race Director (1 CEU); $29.99 Non-USAT Members (0 CEU)
Event Date: Dec. 5, 2013
Start Time: 3:00 PM MST
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