Please join the Department of Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Labor for a webinar on Executive Order 13650: Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security (EO). This webinar will provide an update on actions items since the June 6, 2014 release of "Executive Order 13650: Actions to Improve Chemical Facility Safety and Security - A Shared Commitment."

They will discuss progress on strengthening community planning and preparedness, enhancing Federal operational coordination, improving data management, modernizing policies and regulations, incorporating stakeholder feedback, and developing best practices.  Additionally, we will provide information on next steps.

They encourage participation from the broad range of stakeholders who have an interest in chemical facility safety and security to include, but not limited to, chemical producers, chemical storage companies, agricultural supply companies, State and local regulators, chemical critical infrastructure owners and operators, first responders, labor organizations representing affected workers, environmental and community groups, and consensus standards organizations.

As time permits, participants will be able to ask questions on a first-come, first-served basis. We will do our best to accommodate all persons who wish to ask questions during the session. We request that participants refrain from making statements and use this time to ask questions. Should time run out, participants may submit questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Date: Monday, October 24, 2016
Time: 10:00 am-11:30 am, ET

Webinar Registration: https://share.dhs.gov/eo13650/event/registration.html. Please note that you must register using Internet Explorer and not Google Chrome, Firefox, or any other browser. You will be provided a separate email with webinar connection and call-in instructions. There is no fee to register.  If you are unable to use Internet Explorer, please send an email request to register to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For additional general information on the EO, visit the website at https://www.osha.gov/chemicalexecutiveorder/index.html. Recently, several documents have been added to the website.  Quick links to these documents can be found in the "UPDATES section" of the website.

For questions regarding the EO or the Webinar, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Authority: 5 U.S.C. § 301 and 44 U.S.C. § 3101 authorize the collection of this information.

Purpose: DHS will use this information to register participants for the Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security webinar session.

Routine Use: This information may be disclosed as generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. § 552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This includes using the information, as necessary and authorized by the routine uses published in DHS/ALL-002 - Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Mailing and Other Lists System of Records (November 25, 2008, 73 FR 71659).

Disclosure: Furnishing this information is voluntary; however failure to provide any of the information requested may prevent DHS from registering you for the webinar or contacting you regarding the event.