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Business Preparedness

Business continuity and crisis management can be complex issues depending on the particular industry, size and scope of your business.

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.

Ten Steps You Can Take To Protect Your Business

  1. Assess your risk.
  2. Identify critical business functions.
  3. Evaluate supply chain preparedness.
  4. Appoint a crisis manager and crisis management team.
  5. Back up your data.
  6. Create a communication plan.
  7. Assemble an Emergency Supply Kit.
  8. Review insurance coverage.
  9. Test your plan.
  10. Challenge your assumptions.

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