Don't Get Caught Out In The Cold
Protect your home or building, equipment and technology.
Be sure your insurance coverage is up to date and will cover winter storm damage,
Conduct building and equipment inspections to be sure measures are taken to protect them from extreme conditions.
Be sure computer back up procedures are in place and conducted on a routine basis.Have a plan for alternative procedures should computer systems become unavailable.
Ready your power supply.
- Consider a back-up power supply for your key buildings and battery back- up for key computer systems.
Create a communication plan.
Gather employee contact numbers and develop a plan for communications in the event of a business shutdown or emergency.
Create evacuation and shelter-in-place plans.
Is your business set up to act as a shelter if the need arises?
Stock disaster kits and go-bags.
Stock a disaster kit both at home and at work. Be sure to include pet food and pet medications if necessary.Download a FEMA Emergency Supply Checklist to help you gather the needed items.
Protect the health and safety of family members and employees.
Make hand sanitizer readily available
Keep a well-stocked First Aid Kit
Buildings should have working fire extinguishers, smoke alarms and sprinkler systems if necessary.Create evacuation plans and hold meetings with family and employees to go over your emergency preparedness plans.