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4 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey to use in Preparing for Hurricane Irma

4 Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey to use in Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Being from Florida myself, the phrase “hurricane preparedness” is one that in my opinion, will never get old. It’s also a phrase that despite best efforts, will continue to be brushed to the side. The only way to protect yourself, your employees and your business is to make sure that you stay prepared for hurricanes. […]

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How Business Continuity Software Can Save Your Business After Hurricane Harvey

How Business Continuity Software Can Save Your Business After Hurricane Harvey

Preparing for a hurricane might seem like the most important aspect when it comes to ensuring the safety of you, your employees and your business, however there’s a lot more that goes into life safety and overall business continuity. Prepping for a hurricane is only the tip of the iceberg. Once the hurricane has passed, […]

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Preparing for an Earthquake: 3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Business

Preparing for an Earthquake: 3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Business

Unlike hurricanes and tornadoes, there is no “earthquake season.” Earthquakes can happen without any warning, which makes them not only terrifying, but difficult to prepare for. A popular tourist area in China was recently shaken by a powerful earthquake that killed 19 people and injured 247 late Tuesday, August 8th. 2,800 people were evacuated from […]

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French Riviera Wildfires: How Can an Emergency Action Plan Protect Your Business?

French Riviera Wildfires: How Can an Emergency Action Plan Protect Your Business?

In the vacation hotspot surrounding the French Rivera, roughly 12,000 people were evacuated from their homes and hotels as wildfires moved their way closer to the buildings. 3,000 firefighters were deployed to contain the flames. After 4 days, roughly 17,300 acres of trees and vegetation were consumed by the fires. Thankfully, there were no reported […]

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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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