Emergency Response Task Force

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, November 19, 2015
From 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Gatineau
2 Montcalm Street, Gatineau (Hull), QC
Salon des Nations

TIME ITEM DESCRIPTION SPONSOR
9:30 1 Attendance / Opening Remarks Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
9:33 2 Approval of the Agenda Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
9:35 3 Approval of the June 11, 2015 Meeting Decision Record Mylaine DesRosiers
Executive Director, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
9:40 4 Implementing Recommendations from Second Quarterly Report: TC-TDG Presentation: Feedback and Status Update on Implementing Recommendations from the 2nd Quarterly Report Nicole Girard
Director General
TDG, Transport Canada
10:00 5 3rd Quarterly Report: Update Mylaine DesRosiers
Executive Director, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
10:15 6

Proposal to the TDG General Policy Advisory Council:
Sub-Committee on Emergency Response

Nicole Girard
Director General
TDG, Transport Canada
10:30 7

Brief Update on activities since June 2015:

  • Fire Survey: results and next steps
  • Risk Assessment on Flammable Liquids
  • Submission to the NFPA
  • Interim Guidelines
  • Online presentation for first responders (ENFORM)
  • Submission for funding to DRDC-CSS
Mylaine DesRosiers
Executive Director, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
10:45 8

Extension of ERTF Mandate:

  • Terms of Reference: Addenda for approval
  • Proposed meeting calendar for 2015-2016
  • Leadership: Call for Vice-Chair
Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
11:00   Coffee Break  
11:15 9 Nomination of Vice-Chair All members
11:30 10

Discussion on way forward: for Approval

  • Confirm priorities – Work plan
  • Establish deliverables for November 2015 to May 1, 2016
Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
11:45 11

Fire Service Capacity Survey 

  • Presenting Preliminary Results
  • Next Steps
Nathalie Belliveau
Director, Safety Analytics
TDG, Transport Canada
11:55 12

Risk Assessment on Flammable Liquids Transported by Rail for Potential Inclusion in ERAP

  • Presenting findings
  • Next Steps
Louis Marcotte/Clive Law
Chief, Response Operations
TDG, Transport Canada
12:15   Lunch Break  
13:15 13 Presentation: Public Safety in Québec Louis Bétournay
Advisor, Civil Security
Ministère de la sécurité
publique du Québec
14:00 14

Analysis and Categorization of Flammable Liquids:

  • Presenting Research Team Findings on Classes 3(6.1), 6.1(3), 3(8), 8(3), 3(6.1)(8) and 6.1(3)(8)
  • Next Steps
Michel Cloutier
Ernie Wong
Subject Matter Experts
14:15 15

First Responder Training on Flammable Liquids:
Online Training Presentation - Update provided by ENFORM

Finbarr Wilson
ENFORM
14:30   Coffee Break  
14:45 16

First Responder Training on Flammable Liquids:

  • Update following the October Interim Guidelines Workshop
  • Next Steps
Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
15:00 17 ERAP Program: items completed, items for discussion Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
15:20 18 Priorities – Next Steps, Dates for Future Meetings Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
15:30 19 Roundtable - Comments, Questions and Answers All
15:50 20 Closing Remarks Chris Powers
Chair, ERTF
TDG, Transport Canada
16:00   Meeting Adjourned  
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