Thursday, June 28, 2018 | 6:00-9:00pm | Dinner Short Course

SC2: Bio Recovery: Mitigating Risks to Public Health & Safety


Thomas Licker, CBRM, CEICR, President, American Bio Recovery Association

The purpose of this short course is to educate public entities on the resources available to mitigate risks to public health. This short course will provide some guidance to those who may be expected to respond in the event a release of (Other Potentially Infectious Materials) OPIM or biological hazards during a trauma event or other public health emergency. Topics to be covered will include:

  • Biosafety Risk Assessment - Rapid Field Assessment
  • Field Decontamination
  • Risk to first responders
  • Risk to the Remediation Crew
  • Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Recognition of third party certified professionals in Bio Recovery
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Public/Private partnerships