Adults Preparedness

Every Business Should Have A Plan

Be Informed.

  • Do you know what kind of emergencies might affect your company?
  • Do you know what you will do in an emergency situation?

Develop a Business Continuity Plan.

  • Do you know which staff, procedures and equipment are absolutely necessary to keep operating?
  • Do you have back-up plans for those operations?
  • Do you know what you will do if your building or plant is not accessible?
  • Do you know what you will do if your suppliers are impacted by a disaster?
  • Are you ready for utility disruptions?

Prepare your Emergency Plan.

  • Do you have an evacuation and shelter-in-place plan?
  • Do you have a plan to communicate with employees before, during and after an incident?
  • Do you have copies of building and site maps with utilities and emergency routes marked?
  • Are your employees trained for medical emergencies?

Practice the Emergency Plan.

  • Have you practiced your plan recently?
  • Do you practice and coordinate with other businesses in your building or industrial complex? Have you reviewed your plans in the last 12 months?

Review Insurance Coverage.

  • Have you reviewed your insurance coverage recently to see if you’re covered in a disaster?

Secure Your Facility and Equipment.

  • Have you secured all the ways people, products and supplies get into your building?
  • Have you conducted a room-by-room walk through to determine what can be strapped down?

Improve Cyber Security.

  • Do you regularly install patches to your software?
  • Have you installed a firewall on your computer?
  • Do you regularly update your antivirus software?

Promote Family and Individual Preparedness.

  • Do you encourage employees to have a personal emergency supply kit and a family communication plan?

If you answered “No” to any of these questions, check out the info below and learn how to better prepare your business.

Emergency Response Plan

A 10 page document to help Businesses Identify the goals and objectives for the emergency response plan. FEMA Emergency Response Plan