Hurricanes are a form of tropical storms that have circulating air and wind speeds between 74-155+ miles per hour. According to OSHA, areas around the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Coast, and certain parts of the Southwestern United States are at risk for hurricanes. As hurricane season begins, it is important for businesses to be prepared for the devastating safety hazards that hurricanes can cause when they make landfall.
Here’s what you need to know about hurricane preparedness.
Check out our Back to Basics: Hurricane Preparedness article for more information.