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Use newsletters, intranets, staff meetings and other internal communications tools to communicate emergency plans and procedures.

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Business continuity planning must account for all hazards (both man-made and natural disasters). You should plan in advance to manage any emergency situation. Assess the situation, use common sense and available resources to take care of yourself, your co-workers and your business's recovery.

  • Be Informed
    Know what kinds of emergencies might affect your company.
  • Continuity Planning
    Carefully assess how your company functions, both internally and externally.
  • Emergency Planning
    Your employees and co-workers are your business's most important and valuable asset.
  • Emergency Supplies
    Think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth.
  • Deciding to Stay or Go
    Shelter-in-place or evacuate, plan for both possibilities.
  • Fire Safety
    Fire is the most common of all business disasters.
  • Medical Emergencies
    Take steps that give you the upper hand in responding to medical emergencies.
  • Influenza Pandemic
    The federal government, states, communities and industry are taking steps to prepare for and respond to an influenza pandemic.