Business Crisis Consultants 

Our Vision

BCC’s vision is to continually improve the health, safety and security aspects of the country and the region in which we operate. We do this by bringing first-world offensive and defensive measures that would protect the business from severe loss of assets and loss of lives of valued employees by creating proactive rather than reactive solutions to crises that can cripple your business.

Our Mission

BCC’s mission is to increase your company’s foresight by providing pre-emptive emergency planning solutions that will save your company the millions of dollars that the insurance companies would not cover in the event of an emergency, crisis or disaster.

Benefits BCC Bring To Your Organization

At BCC we listen to your issues and problems your team has with Emergency Response , Crisis Management and Business continuity issues in order to provide you with a custom made solution approach to make your systems more resilient . The benefits BCC brings to your organization:

  • BCC services will make your organization more robust. Our solutions would strengthen your organization not only against large-scale problems it can also help make smaller problems that might have caused continuity interruptions to become moot, through detailed planning.
  • BCC custom made Business Emergency Response and Crisis Response plans will show your investors that you take business seriously, that you are prepared and desire to maintain productivity regardless of difficulty. This preparation will also show your staff that you have their employment and personal well-being in mind. It will show that you care.
  • BCC services will included training your personnel in how to inform your customers that you have a Business Continuity plan, and that you have taken steps to ensure continuity of your productivity so that you can keep your commitments to them, lets them know that you consider the provision of quality service a high priority which in turns instills their confidence in your business.
  • A BCC customized Business Continuity plan helps protect your organization's image, brand, and reputation. Being known as a reliable company is always good for business.
  • And finally, a Business continuity plan can significantly reduce your major financial losses if ever you are hit by disaster.

ALL BCC PROGRAMS ARE ALIGNED AND CERTIFIED TO INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE/STANDARDS /REGULATIONS /LEGISLATIONS.

ALL BCC PROGRAMS ARE ALIGNED AND CERTIFIED TO INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE/STANDARDS /REGULATIONS /LEGISLATIONS

BCC Company Profile

BCC recognizes that accidents and incidents cause major operational disruptions to government institutions, hospitals, schools, financial institutions and energy sector companies.  As such our consultancy services and training provides organizations with a competitive edge through the provision of superior quality assurance leading to improved business reputation and customer satisfaction. Our high-quality services are competitively priced to give clients ‘maximum quality and service for their coinage’. As Principal Consultant, BCC is led and managed by Garth Vincent. The company comprises of consultants who have specialized in various fields such as Terrorism Studies, Security Management, Emergency Response, Quality Air Testing, Medical Training, Fall Protection Equipment Inspection, Radiation Emergencies and Site Surveillance in addition to HSE. Mr. Vincent brings 25 years of experience in Emergency Response from both the municipal sector and the oil and gas industry. He possesses two Masters Degrees in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management and Occupational Health Safety and Environment from the University of Leicester and University of Greenwich respectively. He previously served as Chief of Emergency Response Operations for the BpTT Emergency Response Team, managing the daily emergency co-ordination efforts of the 65 contracted emergency response staff at BpTT onshore and offshore assets. Subsequent to this, Mr. Vincent assumed the role of Fire and Emergency Response Manager for HHSL Safety Systems Limited in Point Lisas, where his portfolio included providing consultancy services for companies such as: EOG Resources, Centrica Trinidad and Repsol Trinidad, in relation to incident management and auditing of major emergency response drill exercises for onshore and offshore assets. Mr. Vincent has since continued to provide training services in emergency response and business continuity management to all the major energy industry players in Trinidad and Tobago such as: Atlantic, BG/SHELL, NGC, BHP, BpTT, Methanex, IPSL, Nu Iron, Arcelor Mittal, including clients from Cuba and Nigeria. BCC is a holder of service lease agreements with several affiliated organizations in the United States of America and the United Kingdom where they provide services which may not be available locally.  The company currently serves institutional clients in Trinidad, Suriname and Guyana and is pursuing other areas in South America. Mr. Vincent and one of his Chief Consultants recently returned from Suriname, where BCC conducted ERT Services for Newmont/Surgold Limited, the country’s leading gold mining company. There, the BCC Team educated more than 30 employees on the crisis management skills needed to manage major emergencies that may occur on mining sites.

BCC IS PROUD TO BE A PART OF THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL USA FAMILY PROVIDING DEFENSIVE DRIVING TRAINING FOR PRIVATE AND GOVERNMENT STAFF 

BCC IS PROUD TO BE A PART OF THE OF SIMPLY SAFETY FAMILY NOW OFFERING NEBOSH AND IOSH ACCREDITED TRAINING PROGRAMS  

BCC DELIVERING ISO 22301 BUSINESS CONTINUITY & ISO 45001 SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS  

Incident Command Systems Training for Industrial Clients in the Caribbean 2019

Hazwoper 2019 Up the Island

NEBOSH Accredited Certified Training Guyana 2020

First Oil and Gas Safety Training for Guyana Safety Officers 2019

Plant Firefighting Refresher with an International Industrial Client Trinidad

MEDICAL FACILITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM TRAINING FOR A PRIVATE MEDICAL INSTITUTION  

Coordinated an Evacuation Drill for Tru Valu 2020

BCC 26 YEARS EXPERIENCE DEVELOPING EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANS FOR BUSINESSES FACTORIES AND PLANTS  

BCC SAFETY CULTURE TRAINING SESSION AT UNILEVER  

Plant Response Training 2020

ER PERSONNEL AT THE  SURGOLD MINING TRAINING FACILITY  

INTERIOR FIRE DRILL SIMULATION AT THE FACILITY  

TWO BCC CONSULTANT/INSTRUCTORS  

ONE OF BCC INSTRUCTORS SHARING AND TEACHING AT THE SURINAME SITE   

BCC AT FLORIDA UNIVERISTY POLICE ACADEMY FOR ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAIN THE TRAINER

GARTH VINCENT OF BCC MEETING THE LEAD INSTRUCTOR IN THE TRAINTHE TRAINER PROGRAM

ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAIN THE TRAINER DRILL FLORIDA   

CONDUCTING A BCC TRAINING PROGRAM FOR ARTHUR LOK JACK BUSINESS SCHOOL  

ATTENDING A CHURCH SECURTY PLANNING TRAIN THE TRAINER IN FLORIDA  

Armed Intruder Active Shooter Training in Belize 2018

BCC TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES OFFERED

    • HAZARDOUS MATERIAL OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE (HAZWOPER)
    • NORM AND MEDICAL RADIATION SAFETY PROTECTION SERVICES.
    • TERRORISM AND ACTIVE SHOOTER DEFENSIVE ACTIONS FOR OFFICE STAFF.
    • TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANS, DISASTER MANAGEMENT PLANS, BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (I.T) RECOVERY PLANS.
    • AUDITING AND SETTING UP OF DRILLS FOR OFFSHORE AND ONSHORE ASSETS.
    • 3D SOFTWARE ACCIDENT SCENARIO TRAINING AND AUDITING FOR INCIDENT AND BUSINESS CRISIS TEAMS (SENIOR MANAGEMENT AND EXECUTIVES).
    • FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT (HARNESSES, LANYARDS, ROPES, LADDERS ETC.) ANNUAL INSPECTION AND RE-CERTIFICATION.
    • TRAINING OF PERSONNEL IN AREAS OF : FALL PROTECTION WHILE ON LADDERS , GAS TESTING AND MONITORING , CONFINED SPACE OPERATIONS , BASIC FIRE FIGHTING , INDUSTRIAL FIRE FIGHTING , FIRE WARDEN TRAINING , FIRE WATCH TRAINING FOR HOTWORK OPERATIONS.
    • PLACE OF WORHSIP (mosques, mandirs and churches) SECURITY PLANNING AND TRAINING .
    • CONFINED SPACE AND HIGH ANGLE RESCUE TEAMS ARE AVAILBLE FOR SERVICE.
    • AUDIOMETRIC TESTING /SPIROMETRY TESTING /AIR & WATER MONITORING.

FEATURED PROGRAM AND SERVICES DESCRIPTION

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE (HAZWOPER)

24 Contact Hours (3 days) This training program, is designed for in- house personnel who are engaged in the use of hazardous chemicals for their production operations, the transportation and/or shipping of hazardous materials.  When such chemicals are accidentally released or spilled in small or large quantities endangering the lives of workers and neighboring communities. The organization in-house response team of workers is required to respond and mitigate such emergencies thereby saving lives, the organization’s business reputation and the environment. The OSH Act 2006 of Trinidad and Tobago has cited a duty of care by Employers to equip and train workers in the dangers of hazardous chemicals (OSH Act. 2006 section 6 subsection 3 and Safety Part IV Section 25 .4), The USA’s, OSHA 29 CFR 1910:120 and the U.K. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).Therefore all companies are required to be compliant

EXCERPT OF A HAZMAT TRAINING CLASS TRINIDAD 2016

Target Audience Operational personnel belonging to in-house Emergency Response Teams in Companies where identified Hazardous chemicals are used. Field Activities 50% of the program contains grueling but essential field practical exercises. Attendees must participate in all of these activities in order to receive certification. Facility Training can be conducted at your location or at BCC Training Center. Cost Contact BCC at (740-4822/268-4917) or email us at gv@businesscrisisconsultants.org Certificate USA Affiliated Certification. TERRORISM AND ACTIVE SHOOTER DEFENSIVE ACTIONS FOR OFFICE STAFF BCC is extremely concern of the imminent terrorist threat posed by Trinbagonian, ISIS Fighters and those from other Caribbean territories training in Syria and other locations that vow to kill all unbelievers of the Qur’an .With as many as 89 plus Trinidad and Tobago ISIS fighters (Ministry of National Security, 2017 ) some whereabouts at this time could be in Trinidad and Tobago , these extremists can kill hard working employees in government organizations , private service industries such as, telecommunication administrative staff , banks , insurance firms, hotels ,places of worship and other institutions in which the public do business or gather. Some of these terrorist cells member are called the Active Shooter Intruder: An Active Shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooter use firearms(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Therefore staff MUST be trained in taking safe defensive actions to prepare and mitigate for such events, thereby reducing the death toll and give the police enough time to apprehend the shooter and neutralize the situation.

Target Audience Administrative staff from the Banking sector (Insurance, credit unions etc.), Hotel Staff, Government Agencies and other places where the public congregate for service. Practical Activities Program contains the defensive practical techniques that are required to be taken by staff to minimize exposure to terrorism and active shooter events. Facility Training can be conducted at your location or at BCC Training Center. Cost Contact BCC for the most competitive prices in the industry 740-4822/268-4917 or email us at gv@businesscrisisconsultants.org Certificate USA Affiliated Certification

3D SOFTWARE ACCIDENT SCENARIO TRAINING AND AUDITING FOR INCIDENT AND BUSINESS CRISIS TEAMS (SENIOR MANAGEMENT AND EXECUTIVES)

BCC is pleased to introduce new technology to the landscape of our training services. BCC 3D Incident Scenario Software brings incidents such as Building Fires, Hazardous Material Release, Oil Spills, Port Fires, Aircraft Crashes and many other incidents to life in the form of virtual reality. Participants can apply their response objectives and observe in 3D motion imagery whether such objectives were effective or non - effective in managing the incident. BCC has revolutionize the way Table Top Scenarios are presented .No longer scenarios are required to be written on an easel and members have to imagine how their response objectives would impact an event . This was a monotonous process and gave the table top a lackluster appeal. BCC ‘s 3D incident scenario software brings all your response objectives to life, right in front of your very eyes allowing the members to immediately view the effectiveness of the response actions taken by IMT/CRT and ERT members.

Training Program Content • Development of a Hazard risk Assessment Matrix • Roles and responsibilities of the incident response teams and incident management team • Incident communication and notification process • Duties of external stakeholders, mutual and interdependencies • Testing of plans via table top and functional exercises • Many other critical areas Target Audience Members responsible for HSSE, Incident Management Teams and Business Crisis and Continuity Teams. Activities Development and testing of the various plans and review lessons learnt. Facility Training can be conducted at your location or at BCC Training Center. Cost Contact BCC for the most competitive prices in the industry 740-4822/268-4917 or email us at gv@businesscrisisconsultants.org Certificate USA Affiliated Certification

CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS TRAINING
 

Crisis communication is one of the many specialized areas or functions of public relations. This course will specifically focus on the use of crisis communication to protect and defend a company or organization facing a problem or challenge that threatens to harm its brand or reputation. As a sudden and unexpected serious event, a crisis can fall into four categories: acts of God, mechanical problems, human error, and management decision or indecision. You may recall examples of crisis in news media coverage of protest actions, killer earthquakes and tsunamis, grounded airplanes, offshore oil spills and senior government officials or CEOs who are fired or asked to resign following various allegations. If you want to learn to become a professional public relations specialist, it is important to have a basic understanding of the important role public relations has in helping guide a company or organization through a crisis or serious event. Target Audience Members responsible for HSSE, Incident Management Teams, Business Crisis and Public Relations personnel or designate. Activities Will involve conducting several class base exercises, reviewing lessons learnt from past positive and disastrous crisis communication events, in addition to writing of a Crisis Communication Plan (CCP). Duration 2 Days

A FEW OF OUR MAJOR SERVICES

INSPECTION OF ROPES, LINES, LADDERS AND OTHER FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT ANNUAL CERTIFICATION BY UK.CERTIFIED PPE INSPECTOR

OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.66(g)(2)(i), the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) and British Standard European Norm BS EN 365:2004 all indicate the need for having all levels of Personal Protection Equipment such as harnesses , slings , lanyards , ropes , ladders , carbineers and other fall protection hardware inspected ANNUALLY by certified third party (external to your organization) inspectors . This is a best practice followed by all the major multinational corporations operating in Trinidad and internationally. Let BCC experienced U.K. Certified Equipment Inspectors assess and re-certified your fall protection equipment thereby guarantying the safety of your workers and giving the worker the assurance that their equipment has been certified for use. It must be noted equipment inspection is a legal requirement and breaches can incur severe financial penalties from the OSH Authorities of Trinidad & Tobago.

Target Audience Target audience for this service: Telecommunication Companies, Electricity and Power Generation Facilities, The Construction Sector and Emergency Response Agencies involved in rescue operations. Cost Contact BCC for the most competitive prices in the industry 740-4822/268-4917 or email us at gv@businesscrisisconsultants.org Certificate UK Affiliated Certification of your equipment by BCC UK Trained Certified Equipment Inspector.

CHIEF CONSULTANT GARTH VINCENT WITH OUR EXPAT CORPORATE SECURITY TRAINER MR.VAUGHN BAKER AT ATRAINING SESSION IN FLORIDA

 

CHIEF CONSULTANT GARTH VINCENT DELIVERING TERRORISM ARMED INTRUDER TRAINING SESSION WITH VAUGHN BAKER IN FLORIDA 2017

 

CHIEF CONSULTANT GARTH VINCENT DELIVERING A FIRE EVACUATION TRAINING SESSION FOR TEACHERS IN TRINIDAD 2017

GETTING YOUR ORGANIZATION ISO 22301 CERTIFIED.

The consultants at BCC are certified ISO 22301 Implementers, this standard is the standard for Business Continuity Planning (BCP). What is business continuity? The Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is an essential part of any organization’s response planning. It details how the business will operate following an incident and the procedure to return to 'business as usual' in the shortest possible time afterwards. So the question to be asked, “Is your business prepared for a major disruption?” If so, do you have proper business continuity plans in place to restore full business operations within 24hrs-48hrs? Every hour your business is not in operation, your customers are looking at your competitors for service. With ISO 22301 certification an institution can advertise this proudly because it gives the public the comfort that this institution has systems in place in the event of a major crisis this will result in attracting more customers and boosting competitiveness.

Call us now!!! Let us help you implement this highly requested system by first world institutions around the world. Contact BCC for the most competitive prices in the industry 740-4822/268-4917 or email us at gv@businesscrisisconsultants.org. Target Audience Financial Institutions (Banks, Credit Union, Insurance Companies, Investment Companies, Venture Capital), Manufacturing Companies, Energy Sector Companies and government ministries.

Feedback from some of our clients

“BCC is very flexible and willing to work within our operational requirements to get the training completed. Staff enjoyed the delivery methods used and found the tutors to be very knowledgeable and passionate about the topics they present. The knowledge they transfer to the staff have had immediate effect and has been applied to practical applications within the organization.”

Fabrice Briere – ERT Senior Supervisor Surgold Suriname

“I used BCC to conduct training on behalf of my company in areas in which we lack the experience and expertise such as the development of emergency response strategies and tactical objectives for accidents and incidents that can occur in the gold mines and oil and gas.The feedback was tremendous ! We will be bringing back Ravi and the team to pursue further training for us in other ER genres."

Nigel Russell – I-FOSHC Guyana

"Garth is an exceptional lecturer very experienced in his specialized fields of study . His ability to draw correlations and identify system gaps in the organization is key. We used him to lecture to some of our preferred clients who demanded someone with that combination of experience and academia.”

Kiselle Francis – B2B Co-ordinator Arthur Lok Jack GSB

“The course was exceptional. What I liked about it was that it was very good information, affirming (as individuals and as a group), the need for proper assessment of risk by HSE Committee members and the importance of proper communication in emergencies. The benefits gained will truly impact the work culture of the team. The facilitation was excellent. Thanks for all this. You are an exceptional trainer Garth and it was great being on the course”

Kenrick Garcia – Senior Manager Enterprise Operations Telecommunication Company

 

Contact Us

Invite us to meet with you or your team to discuss, how we can bring first world cutting edge training and services. Our numbers at BCC is 868-740-4822/ 868-268-4917. Our email address:gv@businesscrisisconsultants.org. Check out our website:www.businesscrisisconsultants.org. BCC: RAISING YOUR STANDARDS, ENSURING BEST PRACTICE AND GUARDING YOUR REPUTATION!