52 Steps to Business Prep – Get Prepared
Get Prepared – Why does your business need to prepare for an emergency?
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?
When you consider that the number of declared major disasters nearly doubled in the 1990’s compared to the previous decade, preparedness becomes an even more critical issue.
Though each situation is unique, any organization can be better prepared if it plans carefully, puts emergency procedures in place, and practices for all kinds of emergencies. Creating a plan is the first step – moving to activation and preparing is the critical step – Get Prepared!
FEMA statistics show on average approximately 40% of businesses who face disasters do not recover.
Crisis Prevention & Restoration wants to change that number.
To make that change we need business owners help. Business MUST Get Prepared!
The hardest part of an Emergency Plan for most business owners is finding time in a busy day to prepare. The list of an owners to do and their key support staff’s to do is a seemingly growing and never-ending project intermingled with day-to-day problem solving. Getting prepared has to scheduled just like lunches and breaks.
Break your plan into small steps based on a schedule that works for your business. A weekly hour of planning and activation will add up quickly to effective preparation. If guiding your business through emergency response planning and preparation is overwhelming or seems to not be effective Crisis Prevention & Restoration is here to help. An easy first step is to have a roundtable talk on the basics – fire drills and emergency exit strategies. With every weekly meeting stress a focus on employee resiliency. Even data backups and vetting secondary vendors are areas that help secure your business’ ability to restore itself after a disaster. When the business returns to operation and income flow so do its employees.
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 and the importance of having your business team 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.