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June 4, 2016

Disaster Preparedness: Are you ready to respond?

Many organizations dedicate minimal time, if any, to evacuation and workplace safety, unless they are engaged in a high risk industry. “It will never happen to me” and “That could never possibly happen here!” are a common reasons for inadequate disaster and evacuation plans. But the unfortunate fact of the matter is, anything can happen—from a slip and fall to a natural disaster. It would be a difficult and lengthy road returning to normal business operations after disaster strikes without a thorough disaster plan in place.