Emergency Planning for Businesses
If there was a disaster, is your business ready? Use the following links to explore some of the emergency planning resources available online. The livelihood of your business may depend on it.
- Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA): Ready.gov’s “Ready Business Resources”
Features planning tips for continuity of operations, communications, and the business case for preparedness. The site also hosts testimonials and the option to download or order planning documents. Also available in Spanish.
- Emergency Preparedness Planning Guides for Business:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Features resources to help improve workplace safety and health, as well as planning tools for emergency preparedness and response.
- Prepare My Business: U.S. Small Business Administration
A site specifically for small business owners, Prepare My Business reminds owners that 40 to 60% of small businesses never reopen following a major disaster. The site features planning, educational, and testing tools, as well as links to disaster assistance resources.
- American Red Cross: Prepare Your Workplace
Features employee training resources for how to respond to disasters and emergency situations.