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PST’s primary purpose is to prevent incidents from occurring by providing clients, and the communities they serve, with the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for, mitigate, and avoid potential emergencies.

However, accidents still happen, and when they do, PST will be there to provide on-site emergency response support with competent and highly qualified responders.

Clients can be confident that PST's full range and depth of expertise will be available and accessible on all projects or responses.  As a small company, we know the importance of understanding our client’s business goals and the company’s unique business culture. 


PST prides itself on our flexibility and responsiveness to the needs of our clients. We believe in face-to-face meetings (both virtually and in person, with precautions taken) with our clients and making those meetings efficient, productive, and purposeful.  


Because PST was born out of decades of expertise from both the regulatory and incident response sides, we have built a significant reach-back capability through a network of other experts, from both private and public sectors, to call on.  This is one of PST’s differentiating factors. 

Preparedness Services and Training (PST) LLC, was founded by Chris Curatilo and started operations in 2014.


Mr. Curatilo has over 30 years of emergency response, security, and preparedness expertise.  He retired from the United States Coast Guard in 2007 with extensive experience in emergency response, security, and safety over a broad spectrum of industries. His primary focus is in the maritime world, all of which involve plan development, drills, exercises, and National Incident Management System (NIMS) training.


Over the years he has expanded well beyond the maritime environment to include mass transit and inland hazardous materials assessments. More recently, PST has brought on Public Health experts with similar experience to expand PST’s overall market reach.


In addition to numerous safety certifications, training certifications, and expertise gained through holding critical response positions throughout the country, Mr. Curatilo couples his experience with a Masters of Science in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management from Eastern Kentucky University.





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PST is proudly certified as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. 

Federal Tax ID: 46-5421037  |  Duns Code: 079370620  |  Cage Code: 7JDM9

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