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Why EAPs Should Include More Than Natural Disasters

Why EAPs Should Include More Than Natural Disasters

When you are building an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) that is going to be thorough, it’s important to remember that there are more emergency situations than you can possibly imagine and not all of them are from natural disasters. Today’s power outage in San Francisco shines a light on the fact that companies need to […]

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April Showers Bring May Flowers and Tornado Season

April Showers Bring May Flowers and Tornado Season

As tornado season rapidly approaches, those in the business industry should be focusing on evaluating their plans to ensure that their employees remain safe during inclement weather. It’s no question that tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent storms and with potentially devastating damage. With this being said, business disruptions are inevitable during tornado season […]

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Oakland California Apartment Fire: Could an EAP Have Made a Difference?

Oakland California Apartment Fire: Could an EAP Have Made a Difference?

A residential apartment building in Oakland, California caught on fire just 3 days after the discovery that the building was in violation of multiple fire codes. This resulted in the death of at least 3 people who resided in the building. During an inspection on March 24th, it was discovered that the building was without […]

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Winter Weather and Secondary Hazards: Know the Risks

Winter Weather and Secondary Hazards: Know the Risks

The Northern Plains and parts of the Upper Midwest endured a pounding from Winter Storm Delphi as some locations received over 9 inches of snow accumulation in a 24 hour period. In an area of the US already weakened by extreme winter weather, the arrival of Delphi has further strained resources and prompted hundreds of delays, closures, and accidents. In fact, reports from Minnesota alone indicate nearly 400 traffic accidents occurred across the state during that time.

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Business for El Niño

7 Ways to Prepare Your Business for El Niño

Weather is a powerful force that can greatly improve business or destroy it. Often, weather is predictable in a way that allows us to work around its intricacies so that we can counteract its force and maintain normal operations. Every two to seven years, however, a phenomenon known as El Niño occurs that presents weather variances which flip ordinary weather patterns to unseasonable extremes.

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