emergency planning

BUSINESSES ARE LIKE DOMINOS. DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN BEFORE THEY START TO FALL.

BUSINESSES ARE LIKE DOMINOS. DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN BEFORE THEY START TO FALL.

Businesses are like a standing line of dominos. People, facilities, and technology all interacting to produce the goods and services for your customers. At any point though, an emergency can interrupt that flow and set a chain reaction similar to that of dominos falling. Check this article for tips to ensure all your dominos are still standing following an emergency. 

EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR SCHOOLS

EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR SCHOOLS

September – the month anticipation reaches its peak for every educator. There’s a buzz of excitement in the air. But as school resumes, the fall season can also become imbedded with underlying concerns of safety from parents and colleagues, should a crisis occur.

PREPARING COASTAL BUSINESSES FOR THE BIG 3 - #2 EARTHQUAKES

PREPARING COASTAL BUSINESSES FOR THE BIG 3 - #2 EARTHQUAKES

After witnessing the devastating effects of the April 2016 earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan, it’s increasingly difficult to deny the importance of planning and preparing for earthquakes. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, over 60% of British Columbians live in a region where some of the largest earthquakes in the world occur. And, if you’re located in coastal areas, your chances of being affected increase. In the coastal state of California, the cost of earthquakes equates to over $60 billion in losses since 1971. The losses include the destruction of building and infrastructures, as well as losses in business operations.

PREPARING COASTAL BUSINESSES FOR THE BIG 3 — #1 TSUNAMI’S

PREPARING COASTAL BUSINESSES FOR THE BIG 3 — #1 TSUNAMI’S

Coastal towns are a popular tourist destination due to the picture-perfect views and stunning fiery sunsets over the ocean. Poseidon, the great Olympian god of the sea, rivers, floods and earthquakes, highlights the need to be prepared. After all, there are certain consequences faced when operating a business within the vicinity of such beauty and you never know when the earth may start to shake or the water and waves will rise. A disaster as tragic as any Greek myth may happen at any time – are you ready to combat the great Poseidon when the time comes?