August 29, 2018 - September will be the 14th annual National Preparedness Month. This year's theme is "Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How." Having a plan for dealing with disasters is the most important thing, and this week's articles can help you focus on ways to prepare your business, your employees and everyone's families for various disasters and situations.
Ready.gov offers suggestions and links to resources to employ before and during the observation of National Preparedness Month. (Item #1) The EPA offers valuable information on protecting health and the environment. (Item #2) Smart911 identifies the six most common disasters and how to prepare for them. (Item #3)
Here are a few things your business might consider in order to take advantage of the national focus on preparedness. (Item #4) Here are 10 ways to champion the value and importance of business continuity planning. (Item #5) Planning and training for all potential emergencies will help both you and your employees be ready for unexpected situations. (Item #6)
For the full issue, click here.