State of Tennessee Real Estate Asset Management Safety Plan
It is the policy of the division of State of Tennessee Real Estate Asset Management to maintain facilities for tenants, visitors, and contractors that will not adversely affect their health and safety, nor subject them to avoidable risks of accidental injury. In addition, the goal of the management team is to safeguard the health and safety of the division of State of Tennessee Real Estate Asset Management employees. It is recognized that all workers have a fundamental right to a workplace that neither impairs their health or safety.
General Services Annual Fire/Safety Warden Training will open with keynote Speaker, Captain Mark Proctor.
The presentation will begin with a segment on workplace intrusion presented by Captain Mark Proctor, Commander of the State of Tennessee Executive Protective Services for the Governor; which will follow with James (Jim) Milliken, the Assistant Director of Nursing with the Tennessee Department of Health Clinical Services and Disease Management will present on medical distress; the seminar will conclude with Jimmy Sanders with the Fire Prevention Division-Codes Enforcement Section and he will speak on the most frequently ask questions in regards to fire exit and egress for high rise buildings. Shuttle Services provided by Motor Vehicle Management.
Johnny Poff, a State of Tennessee Fire Safety Instructor conducted an emergency drill training session for fire wardens at the Tennessee Tower complex. Mr. Poff spoke to the fire wardens on the importance of preparing emergency strategies to ensure safe building departure to a pre-designated assembly area for the employees and customers of the State of Tennessee.
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TN Tower Pre-Evacuation Training Session Photo
The pictographic illustration of emergency evacuation drills below represents a lot of work by dedicated people doing work behind the scenes that otherwise would go unnoticed.
- Brooks Cromwell, Library and Archives Director
Evacuation Drill Photos (pptx)
Surviving the Storm Seminar with Lisa Spencer, Chief Meteorologist for WSMV Channel 4 News
Lisa Spencer, Chief Meteorologist for Channel 4 News conducted weather preparedness’ presentation for the Nashville fire and safety wardens. She provided an overview on Tennessee weather risk, extreme weather risk mitigation, actions to avoid in a weather emergency, and best practice actions to take to increase opportunities in surviving a severe weather emergency and the importance of pre-planning weather drills.
STREAM Safety Environmental Compliance was invited by the TOSHA Safety Council to serve as guest speaker for their fall training seminar. The attendees were State of Tennessee HR/Safety personnel and the topic overview was on emergency action planning and fire safety awareness. The presentation provided an overview of the standards and laws that governs entities on regulations to prevent or reduce fire loss.
The course overview provided information on fire stopping, fire alarm system, sprinkler systems, portable fire extinguishers, standpipes, and occupant response. The audience gained understanding of storage of combustible materials and controlling sources of ignition. The OSHA Emergency Action Plan requirement overview providing instruction on preparing written notification of means of reporting fire, emergency procedures and escapes routes, procedures to be followed by employees who remain for critical operations, rescue and medical attention and contact information for emergency work task.