Plan to Stay in Business
Plan to Stay in Business – Business continuity planning must account for personal, medical, man-made and natural disasters.
Damaged Income Streams Don’t Flow!
52 Steps to Business Prep is an easy way to get your business ready for the unexpected.
Will your business open tomorrow if disaster hits today?
Plan in advance to manage any emergency. Be prepared to assess the situation, use common sense and available resources to take care of yourself, your co-workers, your clients and your business’s recovery.
If businesses are ready to survive, recover, and restore the nation and our economy are more secure. Currently only about 60% survive an emergency.
• Assess Risks – Identify the hazards that are most likely to affect your business and plan for those first.
• Protect Your Investment – It is important to safeguard your company’s physical assets.
• Identify Critical Business Function
• Keep copies of important records off-site
• Stay Informed – Monitor Alerts and Warnings
• Review Insurance
• Know How to Respond – Identify internally your team and train them.
• Shelter In Place – In some emergencies you may be asked to shelter in place. Act quickly and follow instructions.
There are some steps you can take to help protect your assets every day.
• Secure Facilities and Building – Take common sense security steps & plan how to transport, replace or repair vital equipment if it is damaged or destroyed.
• Secure your Equipment -The force of disasters like fires
, floods and earthquakes can damage or destroy important equipment.
Determine how your business will respond to emergencies.
• Talk to Each Other – know each others concerns and practice your plan.
One of the best ways to ensure the recovery of your company is to provide for the well-being of your co-workers.
The lessons of Katrina, Charleston, W. VA, Joplin, MO, the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks demonstrate the importance of being prepared. CPR4Biz is here to help your company prepare its business emergency plan. Every small step helps ensure your business will re-open in a timely manner.
In the coming weeks we are going to be posting small steps businesses can take to move forward consistently to prepare themselves and their employees.
At Crisis Prevention & Restoration, we feel that business must look at the well-being of their employees as heavily as they look at the well-being of the business.