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Emergency Plan for Your Business

2/13/2024 (Permalink)

Up to 50% of businesses never reopen following a disaster. This usually happens because the amount of damage was too large and too expensive to recover from, or there was a delay in the process. Your business should be prepared to minimize the damage to your business so that doors can open back for business.  

There are a few things you can do to make sure your establishment is ready.

Continuity Plan

A business that does reopen after a disaster must have a preparedness plan. You must identify the components of your business that are essential for it to continue running, as this will allow a restoration and remediation company to focus on the most essential frames of your business first. Also devising a plan with key members of your staff who know who and what should happen in the case of an emergency.

Prepare your Emergency Plan

Have a plan in place. Letting SERVPRO prepare an Emergency Ready Plan (ERP) will help minimize the damage by having a quick response to an emergency. Knowing the intricarcies of your building allow us to be fully prepared for any emergency.  Something as simple as just knowing where the shutoff valves are can save you from extensive water damage and eliminate a headache in the case of emergency.

Review Your Insurance

Make sure you are familiar with your insurance. You need to know who to call when you need answers regarding your business. Understanding your policies will help you be able to know what is not covered and reassess if your needs require more coverage.

Cyber Security

The physical damages to your property is important but also internal damage to important too with files and data. Be sure to have all your data backed up.

It is key to have a plan for emergencies for your business to ensure that a restoration and remediation company can provide effective, speedy recovery. As we know this is critical for your business. If you experienced a disaster give us a call today!

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