Business Watch 1/9/18

Downtown Business Watch

Emergency Management with Northwestern Energy

Tuesday, January 9th

[Great Falls, January 5, 2018]  Join us Tuesday, January 9th for the next Business Watch to learn more about safety in your community! Business Watch is brought to you by the Downtown Safety Alliance, a committee of the Downtown Development Partnership. The meeting will be held in the NeighborWorks Learning Center at 509 1st Ave South, beginning at 5:30pm.

Chris Magnuson is the Safety Professional at NorthWestern Energy, and as such provides programmatic and field safety support for the NWE – Energy Supply Division. He offers specific facility support for NEW’s 11 Hydro Electric Facilities and seven (7) Thermal Electric Facilities. Magnuson has a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Industrial Hygiene.

In this Business Watch session, you will learn about the safety planning for the hydroelectric facilities around the state.  Chris will also give a brief summary of the dam’s role in flood management, and NWE’s Hydro Divisions Emergency Action Plan (EAP).

This meeting is sponsored by NorthWestern Energy, refreshments will be provided by Big Bang Pizza.

Business Watch meetings are held five times a year, on the 2nd Tuesday of January, March, May, September & November and last one hour.  The meeting format has been established to allow for a 45-minute presentation on a specific topic and 15-minutes for questions and answers on that topic.  Refreshments will be served.  Business Watch meetings are open to anyone interested in attending.

Download the Press Release HERE

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