Disaster Planning Continued…

Hurricane season officially starts today!

Last week we reminded you about the importance of making sure you have all your business affairs in order and being properly prepared in case of an emergency.

This week we’re continuing with ways for you to make sure your family and pets are taken care of as well.

People don’t expect to get caught in potentially dangerous and extreme situations, but when it happens, having a plan and knowing what to do could make a world of difference for you and your loved ones.

Risk Assessment

 Understanding potential risks that are likely in certain regions allows people to have an emergency plan specifically designed for the disasters most likely to occur in their area.

Certain areas of the country are more prone to specific types of disasters. As I mentioned, living in Florida we’re prepared for hurricanes. People in the Midwest probably have an emergency plan to prepare (as best they can) for tornadoes and on the west coast they plan for earthquakes.

Emergency Kits

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Disaster Planning in Your Business

Living in Florida we hear a lot about the Atlantic hurricane season. From June 1st through November 30th is when most tropical cyclones are expected to develop across the northern Atlantic Ocean.

We’re fortunate that hurricanes can be forecast and tracked, but we don’t have that luxury with other emergency situations such as tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, flooding, or biological attacks, which can occur with little or no warning.

Having a preparedness plan is one of the most effective ways to prevent injuries or loss of life in the case of a disaster.

In order for your preparedness plan to be fully effective, it has to be thorough and well thought out.

Disaster preparedness for yourself and your business means protecting your personal items as well as critical business assets which includes your facilities, equipment, software, and data.

Have a plan

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