Disaster Preparedness

Length: 1 day

Description: We see news of disasters every day — earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, and even workplace violence — that bring businesses to a grinding halt and wreak havoc on personal and professional lives. Now, you can be prepared for these potentially damaging events. Learn how to set up your organization’s disaster plan to prevent, respond to, and recover from the next potential disaster.

Table Of Contents:
Part 1: The Importance of Disaster Planning The Importance of Disaster Planning What Is a Disaster?
Why Plan?

Part 2: Setting Up Your Company┬╣s Plan
What Is Disaster Planning?
Who Should Be in Charge?
A Statement of Objective
Making the Announcement
Getting Ready

Part 3: Step One – Prevention and Mitigation Taking Stock of Hazards Taking Stock of Contents

Part 4: Step Two – Responding
First Aid and Rescue
Assigning Roles
Identifying Critical Company Functions
Detailed Plans

Part 5: Step Three – Recovery and Restoration Enacting Emergency Functions Sharing Information Emergency Command Center Giving Life to Your Plan How to Maintain Interest

Part 6: Your Business and the Community
Lending Your Help When Others Are Stricken Home Disaster Preparedness