Emergency Preparedness and Response

FEMA Official Notes Often-Ignored Practices for Emergency Planning

Severe weather, power outages, or incidents of workplace violence can occur anywhere and at any time. How well prepared are you? A top official with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) says certain elements of preparedness tend to be forgotten. Which ones? Find out here.

Robert Glenn, director of FEMA’s public sector division, urges safety professionals and other planners to remember to engage the C-suite and get their buy-in. “The support of executive leadership is often a key driver in the sustained success of an emergency planning and management program,” he adds.

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