40% of small businesses will not reopen after a major disaster. Make sure you are prepared.
Source: Insurance Information Institute
Developing Your Plan
Whether you operate from a high-rise building or an industrial complex; whether you own, rent, or lease your property; whether you are a large or small company; the concepts outlined in the Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry will apply. You do not need an in-depth knowledge of emergency management. What you need is the authority to create a plan and a commitment from the Chief Executive Officer to make emergency management part of your corporate culture. If you already have a plan, use this guide as a resource to assess and update your plan.
The Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry is organized as follows:
Section 1: Four Steps in the Planning Process — how to form a planning team; how to conduct a vulnerability analysis; how to develop a plan; and how to implement the plan. The information can be applied to virtually any type of business or industry.
Section 2: Emergency Management - Considerations — how to build emergency management capabilities such as life safety, property protection, communications, and community outreach.
Section 3: Hazard-Specific Information — technical information about specific hazards your facility may face.
Section 4: Information Sources — where to turn for additional information. Get the complete guide.
For additional information for Preparedness Planning for your Business go to Ready.gov.