Tornado Alerting Systems: Protecting Your Business 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17th 2023, 11 A.M. ET

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Tornado alerts and sirens can be confusing. When should you shut down and shelter? Our experts are here to help you understand the alerts and when to mobilize your teams.

Key Highlights

Hear from experts on ways to reduce downtime and shutdowns during tornadoes

Learn from real-world examples of how businesses have handled tornado warnings and sirens

Gain insights into the latest technology and how you can protect your employees and your business

When a tornado alert comes in do you know what to do?

So far this year, we’ve seen over 400 tornadoes. AccuWeather For Business has received calls from several businesses confused over tornado alerting systems. When should you shut down and shelter? Not sure if that tornado siren will impact your business. Let us help clear up some of the confusion.

Join our experts on May 17, 2023, at 11 a.m. ET for a Tornado Alerting Systems: Protecting your Business and Employees webinar featuring Thomas Bedard, Implementation Manager and Meteorologist at AccuWeather For Business, and Jeff Romine, Senior Corporate Environmental, Health & Safety Manager - Compliance at Shaw Industries, Inc., who will share his experience with tornado warning systems and AccuWeather For Business.

During this webinar, you will: 

  • The challenges businesses face when tornadoes are in the forecast
  • The tools you can use to help your business make the best decisions every time by receiving targeted alerts based on your specific location and needs
  • How to maintain business continuity during tornado season

Thomas and Jeff will also share real-world examples of how businesses can stay ahead of the storm and minimize the impact when severe weather strikes. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn from our experts.

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We will host a live Q&A after the presentation.

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Thomas Bedard

Implementation Manager, Meteorologist

Tom Bedard is an Implementation Manager and Meteorologist at AccuWeather for Business. In this role, Tom is responsible for integrating AccuWeather’s business services into their client’s business continuity and emergency preparedness operations. He leads a team of technical support and emergency preparedness specialists who provide AFB clients with onboarding, training, and enterprise support.

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Meteorology from Penn State and has previously worked as a FEMA course developer, FEMA course instructor, and risk management analyst. He has been an active volunteer firefighter/EMT for over a decade, regularly works with local emergency management agencies, and serves as a search and rescue K9 handler for human remains detection. Tom was the 2019-2021 Chair of the American Meteorological Society’s Committee on Emergency Management.

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Jeff Romine

Senior Corporate Environmental, Health & Safety Manager - Compliance Shaw Industries, Inc.

Jeff has over 30 years of experience in consultation, auditing, safety, education, and insurance. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (BEAC), Certified Safety Management Professional (CSMP).

He received his Bachelor of Science from Murray State University in Murray KY.

Jeff is a Senior Corporate EHS Manager-Compliance with Shaw Industries one of the leading flooring manufactures in the United States with over 100 locations in the US and Internationally. He developed and managers the Business Continuity Plans for 100 facilities. Jeff oversees all Safety Programs with specific emphasis on the Fire Protection and Emergency Planning and notification programs. He has been worked in both pre and post Tornado incidents and has been a Trained Tornado Spotter for 40+ years.

He is a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)and has served on the ASSE Region VII Executive Committee and has been Chattanooga Area Chapter President.

He is a regular speaker at Local, State and National Safety and Environmental and Emergency Management Conferences Jeff is currently serving as Chairman of the Whitfield County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), Chairman of the Catoosa County Juvenile Court Review Board. Cherokee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America Risk Management Committee, UL Standards Technical Panel for Flammable Liquid Storage Cabinets, Catoosa County, GA Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), Gordon County, GA Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), the Cherokee Council of the Boy Scouts of America Risk Management Committee, North Georgia Healthcare Coalition Executive Committee, and Looper Speech and Hearing Board of Directors.

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We will host a live Q&A after the presentation.