Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Fire Preparedness and Prevention

September 25, 2019 - October is fire prevention month, so we need to start thinking about what steps we need to take both to prevent and prepare to respond to fires. You probably do occasional fire drills but do you to any training for employees on how to prevent or escape from a fire? Is there some sort of annual review of the office to identify fire hazards? If not, some of these articles should be helpful to you.

Here are some useful tips for you to avoid a fire in your workplace. (Item #1)

Here's how to create a business continuity plan that gives your business the best chance of surviving such a disaster.  (Item #2)

Can you answer these fire safety questions? (Item #3)

Sure you have fire extinguishers at work; but does anyone know how to use them? Or IF they should use them? (Item #4) 

Here are five of the most common office fire safety issues and how you can take steps to protect your business. (Item #5)

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Business Continuity Planning -- Whether It's Weather Related or Not

September 11, 2019 - Business continuity planning requires knowledge of all the risks you could encounter, especially -- at this time of year -- hurricanes. This week's articles can help you better prepare to be able to mitigate the risks and recover from weather-related and other disasters.

Business Continuity Planning for Hurricanes Facilities also need to have a comprehensive plan in place that outlines what they'll do after the fire trucks, hazmat team, utility companies or camera crews leave. (Item #1)   The Disaster Recovery Institute's 2019 Predictions Report included the following disasters and major disruptions. (Item #2)   Here's how to create a business continuity plan that gives your business the best chance of surviving such a disaster. (Item #3)

 The best way to do mitigate hurricane disaster? Have a plan. Here are our five best business continuity tips for hurricane season. (Item #4)   There are several resources freely available to help organizations adapt to climate change, such as those listed in the references of this guide and in  the further reading sections of each chapter. (Item #5)   Here's what to know about hurricanes to create a preparedness plan. (Item #6)

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