Businesses and their employees face a variety of potential hazards:
- Natural hazards like floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes.
- Health hazards such as widespread and serious illnesses like the flu.
- Human-caused hazards including accidents and acts of violence.
- Technology-related hazards like power outages and equipment failure.
Business leaders can help prepare their workplaces for the most likely hazards. The Ready Business Program can help organizations create a preparedness plan. The Ready Business Toolkit series includes hazard-specific guidance for earthquake, hurricane, inland flooding, power outage and severe wind/tornado to support preparedness for natural disasters. Learn More