Preparedness Planning For Your Business
Disaster planning and preparedness can keep your business running even when disaster strikes. Having a plan, and being able to put it into immediate action, can mean the difference between staying open to service the needs of your customers and community or shutting down for a few days.
According to preparemybusiness.org/planning - depreceated, statistics show 90 percent of companies fail within a year of a disaster unless they can resume operations within five days. Having a plan can ensure that you’re back in business quickly.
Even if the probability may be low, preparing for the disruptions such as flooding, tornadoes, wildfire, blizzards or pandemic may be pivotal to the survival of your business.
The five steps in developing a preparedness program are:
- Program Management
- Testing and Exercising
- Program Improvement
SBA Business Disaster Preparedness
Redcross Workplace Disaster Prepardness
OSHA Disaster Prepardness
Reday.gov Continuity Plan
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Disaster Preparedness
CDC Business Emergency Preparedness