BUSINESS PREPAREDNESS

Preparing an emergency plan for your business can make a big difference in your company’s ability to recover after a disaster. Steps to resilience include:

  • Recognize potential hazards and how they can impact your business operations.
  • Begin to prepare a disaster and continuity plan.
  • Stockpile supplies, encourage employees to keep emergency supplies at work.
  • Identify steps you can take to mitigate potential building damage.
  • Practice Drop, Cover and Hold On! in case there is an earthquake.
  • Once the danger has passed check for injured people then look for serious damages to your company’s building.
  • Use your plan to resume business operations.

Quick Tip: Protecting Your Business for an Earthquake

The publication “7 Steps to an Earthquake Resilient Business” is specifically designed to help protect your business before, during and after a disaster.  Detailed preparedness information is available for download at earthquakecountry.org.