Business Preparedness

Actions to Take

In order to protect the health and safety of their employees and their businesses, business owners and managers should:
  • Maintain an emergency supply kit that includes survival items such as water, flashlights, and a first aid kit
  • Prepare, review, revise, and exercise their emergency plans and evacuation procedures

Business Emergency Planning Team

As a business owner or manager, your emergency planning team should include all areas of your business. You should also include human resources, finance, administration, and executive-level personnel.

Critical Elements

There are seven critical elements of a business emergency plan:
  • Administration and logistics
  • Communications
  • Direction and control
  • Life safety
  • Property protection
  • Public information / media relations
  • Recovery and restoration - business continuity planning

For More Information

View specific information about the critical elements of a Business Emergency Plan.