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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.

BCC Company Profile

Business Crisis Consultants (BCC) is owned and managed by the Principal Consultant Mr. Vincent and the other directors/consultants are all specialists in their field namely of Terrorism Studies , Security Management , Quality Air testing ,Medical Training ,Fall Protection Equipment Inspection., Radiation Emergencies and Testing and HSE.

Mr. Vincent has 25 years’ experience in emergency response, in both the municipal and the oil and gas industry sector. Garth has two UK Master Degrees in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management and Occupational Health Safety and Environment from the University of Leicester and University of Greenwich UK respectively.
One of Garth’s main past work experiences was as the Chief of Operations for the BpTT Emergency Response Team managing 65 emergency responders comprising of a Dispatch Department, Emergency Medical Technicians and Industrial Emergency Responders. Some aspects of Garth’s duties involved emergency response co-ordination of the contracted emergency response staff for Bp Trinidad onshore and offshore assets.
Mr. Vincent next role was as the Fire and Emergency Response Manager for HHSL Safety Systems Limited, where his wide portfolio included providing consultancy and training services for companies such as Centrica Trinidad, and Repsol Trinidad in Incident management and auditing of emergency response drills for onshore and offshore assets. Training services in emergency response and hazardous material response was dispensed to all the major energy industry players in Trinidad and Tobago such as : Atlantic , BG/SHELL, NGC, BHP ,BpTT, Methanex , IPSL , EOG Resources ,Nu Iron , Acerlor Mittal and many other major contractor companies in addition to the training of delegates from Cuba and Nigeria.
One of BCC’s recent client engagement involved providing Emergency Response Training Services for Surgold Inc., the country’s largest gold mining company with Headquarters in USA, in which 30 emergency response personnel were exposed to the skills needed to manage major emergencies that can occur on the mining site. BCC’s consultancy team is presently finalizing arrangements to conduct several training and consultancy sessions in Guyana at the end of May 2017 and Columbia in August 2017.

BCC EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING IN SURINAME 2016  

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  

Our Awesome Team

GARTH VINCENT

CEO/Lead Consultant MSc.RCDM/MSc. OSHE/ISO-LI/AIIA

Garth brings 25 years’ experience in the field of Hazardous Material Specialist Response, Crisis Management, Confined Space Rescue, Fall Protection Rescue, Safety Management Systems and BCMS at both the industrial and municipal level having trained and worked for personnel at Bp Trinidad, Atlantic LNG, Repsol, BG/Shell and many other Multinational organizations operating in Trinidad. Other specialized areas are Active Shooter Defensive Planning Instructor, Hazardous Material Response Specialist and Radiation Safety.

RAVI ROOPNARINE

Lead Consultant M-IAFI/IERS

Ravi 18years experience in emergency response has seen him play a significant role in the development of Emergency Response Systems in the Oil and Gas and Communication industry. Ravi is a certified trainer in the field of Rescue, Working on Heights and Fire Engineering.

RONNIE ARCHBALD

Lead Consultant MSc OSHE/MSc Disaster Management

Ronnie brings a vast amount of experience in regards to having worked in-depth in regards to the development of Safety Management Systems for Petrotrin and companies in the construction and retail sector.

Vaughn Baker

Corporate Security Planning Consultant

Vaughn is the director of one of our USA affiliate companies that we rely on to beef up our delivery of unique Corporate Security programs .Vaughn specializes in Terrorist Response Planning and Active Shooter in the Workplace Planning and Response.. Vaughn is former SWAT/Military professional with 20years experience in the field of security planning and response.  

The full C.V. of all our Consultants can be emailed upon request.

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 businesscrisisconsultants@gmail.com 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 businesscrisisconsultants@gmail.com 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 businesscrisisconsultants@gmail.com Certificate USA Affiliated Certification

A FEW OF OUR MAJOR SERVICES

INSPECTION OF ROPES, LINES, LADDERS AND OTHER FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT ANNUAL CERTIFICATION BY UK.CERTIFIFED 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 businesscrisisconsultants@gmail.com Certificate UK Affiliated Certification of your equipment by BCC UK Trained Certified Equipment Inspector.

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 businesscrisisconsultants@gmail.com. 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

“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

“I have been working in the mining industry for the past 20 years and what I learnt from the BCC team was very useful and pertinent in relation to the complex hazards faced by my ERT’s onsite. Definitely one of the best training programs I have ever attended.”

Fabrice Brier – Surgold Suriname

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:businesscrisisconsultants@gmail.com. Check out our website:www.businesscrisisconsultants.org. BCC: RAISING YOUR STANDARDS, ENSURING BEST PRACTICE AND GUARDING YOUR REPUTATION!