Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hurricanes and Other Severe Weather Threats

May 16, 2018 - The hurricane season begins June 1 and brings with it many severe weather threats that can cause problems through November. Early predictions indicate 14 named storms, seven of which will be hurricanes and three of which will be major hurricanes. This is better than last year but still slightly above average. This week's articles cover a range of topics, including communication in a hurricane and legal issues of concern. What are you doing now to prepare your business to deal with the potential disasters that could threaten?
Increasingly severe natural disasters and unpredictable weather patterns are disrupting workplaces across the U.S. and serve as a warning that business continuity and workplace recovery plans should be in place long before disaster strikes. (Item #1)   are four steps to take to maintain business continuity during a disaster and when to act – starting now. (Item #2)   Are you prepared to effectively and efficiently communicate during a hurricane? (Item #3)

FEMA's Ready Business Program is intended to recognize and acknowledge organizations who complete preparedness and mitigation actions to protect employees, customers, and continuity. (Item #4)   A labor and employment attorney warns that businesses should be preparing for the unique HR challenges that pose as a result of hurricanes. (Item #5)   The most important thing you can do as hurricane season approaches is to get yourself, your family and your home prepared. (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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