Emergency Action Plan Basics: On-Demand

Speaker: John W. France, P.E., D.GE, D.WRE, President, JWF Consulting, LLC

PDHs: This webinar is eligible for 2 PDH credits. 

This webinar is intended to provide an introduction to emergency action plans (EAPs) for dam safety emergency planners, dam owners, dam regulators, and consultants. The webinar will include information that will be useful to participants in developing new EAPs and improving the effectiveness of existing EAPs. The agenda is structured to answer the following key questions: Why are EAPs important? What are the important components of an effective EAP? How do EAPs relate to other aspects of emergency planning? How do you develop, update, and test an EAP?

John W. France, P.E., D.GE, D.WRE

President, JWF Consulting, LLC

JWF Consulting, LLC.

Mr. France has more than 45 years of consulting engineering experience. Most of his technical work for the past 37 years has focused on dams and water retention structures. He has been responsible for the analysis, design, and construction of embankment and roller compacted concrete dams and their appurtenant structures. He has served on numerous senior technical review boards and panels for dam safety projects for the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, BC Hydro, and Brookfield Renewable Energy. Mr. France was the team leader for the Independent Forensic Teams tasked with investigating the 2017 Oroville Dam, CA spillway incident and the 2020 failures of Edenville and Sanford Dams, MI.


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4 Questions
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Completion Quiz
10 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  6/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  6/10 points to pass Completion Quiz
Completion Certificate
2.00 PDH credits  |  Certificate available
2.00 PDH credits  |  Certificate available Completion Certificate