Tag: National Preparedness Month

September Is National Preparedness Month

It makes business sense. Having a plan for emergencies is key to getting back to work with minimum disruptions. A strong emergency response/continuity plan provides the means to address the numerous issues involved in performing essential functions and services during and after an emergency. Sometimes you just have to! In addition, laws and regulations require […]

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It’s Preparedness Month! Are you Ready for a Power Outage?

September is National Preparedness Month. This month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging businesses and individuals to make a plan for staying safe during different types of emergencies. Today we’ll look at FEMA’s recommendations for facing a power outage. When the power’s out, your business and your workers may face hazards that they […]

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It’s Preparedness Month! Are you Ready for a Hurricane?

September is National Preparedness Month. This month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging businesses and individuals to make a plan for staying safe during different types of emergencies. Today we’ll look at how you can prepare your business to survive a hurricane. The north Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November […]

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It’s Preparedness Month! Are you Ready for a Wildfire?

September is National Preparedness Month. This month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging businesses and individuals to make a plan for staying safe during different types of emergencies. Today we’ll look at how to prepare your business to survive a wildfire. If your workplace is located within a "wildland urban interface"—a spot that […]

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Health and Safety

Looking for Safety Meeting Topics? Here’s a Whole Year of Ideas

Why reinvent the wheel when there are so many ready-made safety observances to link up to? The National Safety Council (NSC) publishes an annual list of safety meeting topics. Here are some highlights. With January already passed, it’s too late for National Radon Action month, but there’s still plenty of time to design some safety […]

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