In the workplace, one of the environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professional’s first priorities is ensuring daily on-the-job safety. However, another important aspect of an EHS leader’s job is to be prepared for what happens when external disasters strike. These could include anything from natural disasters like floods or earthquakes, cybersecurity issues or power outages, or even space weather emergencies that cause damage or power disruptions. It is the responsibility of leadership to know how to handle these situations and instruct their workforces accordingly.
Here’s what you need to know about the 5 steps businesses can take to prepare for disasters.
Check out our Back to Basics: How to Be Prepared for a Disaster article for more information.