How quickly your company is back in business following a disaster will depend on emergency planning done today. The regular occurrence of natural disasters, utility and technology outages, and the potential for terrorism demonstrates the importance of being prepared for many different types of emergencies. By recognizing that each situation is unique, your organization will be better prepared if it plans accordingly.
A commitment to planning today will help support employees, customers, and even the community. It also protects your business investment and gives your company a better chance for survival.
Your employees and co-workers are your business’ most valuable assets.
Develop an evacuation plan for all facilities. The ability to evacuate workers, customers, and visitors quickly can save lives. A fire, chemical spill, bomb threat, or other hazard inside the building would require immediate evacuation.