Whether you are a large or small business, or a community organisation, you should plan for disruption from a both a large earthquake or small power outage.
Whether you a large or small business, or a community organisation, you should plan for disruption from all hazards.
There are a range of resources available to support you developing a plan for your business but be sure to include your staff in planning for emergencies so everyone knows what the plan is and you can get your business/organisation back up and running as soon as possible.
Encourage staff to have a household plan, a personal workplace plan, and to keep at work essential items they may need, including sturdy walking shoes, waterproof jacket, torch, snack food and water
Having an emergency plan is a health and safety requirement.
Business Emergency Plan template
Things to consider:
Knowing what to do after an emergency is important for your business/organisation.
A business continuity plan will help you respond effectively if an incident or crisis affects your business. It aims to minimise losses and get your business running again quickly..
• What are your core products and services?
• What people, equipment and supplies do they rely on? What are your alternate options?
• How do you contact staff, clients and suppliers?
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