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