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May 18, 2016

Management of Security and Emergency Events
May 18, 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Broad Axe Tavern
901 W Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002
http://www.thebroadaxetavern.com
The ongoing threats in and to the workplace from natural, technological, human and chemical emergencies pose challenges to security professionals who play a vital role in the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery to these incidents. Often these

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Announcing Our Next 2016
ASIS International Greater Philadelphia Chapter


 Public Safety Series Event

 

"Management of Security and Emergency Events:

The Security Professional's Role"

 

Our Speaker: Edward J. Wurster

  

Our speaker Edward J. Wurster, MS, CBCP, CEM, MEP, CHSP, CFO, MBCI, MIFireE a thirty year veteran of the volunteer fire service in Pennsylvania and past Fire Chief, has made significant contributions to the education and training of public safety professionals globally.

The ongoing threats in and to the workplace from natural, technological, human and chemical emergencies pose challenges to security professionals who play a vital role in the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery to these incidents. Often these types of emergencies have long-term effects on the employee population, presenting additional challenges for security leadership.    This presentation will focus on the Security Professional’s role in emergencies: Active Shooter, Cyber Security, Chemical Emergencies, Pandemic, General Security Events, Weather Emergencies, Workplace Fatalities and Workplace Violence. 

As Chief Safety Officer of the Abington Township Fire Department, Edward has built safety and accountability programs that contribute to the strategic goals of the organization and provide enhancements to the welfare of emergency response personnel. 

While serving as Director of Curriculum and Certification for the internationally accredited Bucks County Public Safety Training Center, Edward facilitated a high rate of program expansion for professionally recognized certification in fire and emergency services disciplines. At the Bucks County Community College, one of Edward’s most significant achievements was development of an Associate of Applied Science degree in Emergency Management.

Most recently, he was the Training and Exercise Section Chief for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Task Force – a five-county multi-disciplined coordinating organization for enhanced homeland security and emergency preparedness in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Currently, he serves as Director- Protective Services for a Pennsylvania-based energy company.

A recognized leader in public safety education, Chief Wurster has delivered numerous presentations in Turkey, South Korea, Canada, and throughout the United States. He is an Adjunct Faculty Member for Saint Joseph’s University, Bucks County Community College, Pennsylvania State University and is a Pennsylvania State Fire Academy Local Level suppression instructor.

Chief Wurster holds a Master of Science degree in Public Safety Management from Saint Joseph’s University and numerous professional certifications in fire and emergency services. He is recognized by the Center for Public Safety Excellence as a Chief Fire Officer and is a member of the United States branch of the Institution of Fire Engineers. Other professional certifications include Certified Business Continuity Professional, Certified Emergency Manager and Master Exercise Practitioner.

Edward is a member of the Board of Directors for the Burn Prevention Network, Montgomery County (PA) Fire Advisory Committee and serves on the Occupational Advisory Committees at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology and Middle Bucks Institute of Technology.As Chief Safety Officer of the Abington Township Fire Department, Edward has built safety and accountability programs that contribute to the strategic goals of the organization and provide enhancements to the welfare of emergency response personnel.

THIS SESSION QUALIFIES FOR 1 CONTINUING EDUCATION HOUR - 1 ASIS CPE CREDIT 

 

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March 19, 2020

ASIS GPC Security Technology Symposium

March 19, 2020
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3999 West Chester Pike
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