Prepare for Disasters
A workplace emergency is an unforeseen situation that threatens your employees, customers, or the public; disrupts or shuts down your operations; or causes physical or environmental damage. Natural emergencies may include the following:
Recently, Edgewater Maryland had a tornado that brought severe damage to several businesses. Was your business prepared?
“Disasters don’t wait. Make your plan today” is the theme for 2020’s National Preparedness Month.
September 13-19: Prepare for Disasters: Limit the impacts that disasters have on you and your business. Know the risk of disasters in your area and check your insurance coverage. Learn how to make your building stronger in the face of storms and other common hazards and act fast if you receive a local warning or alert.
Anne Arundel County utilizes an emergency notification system, CivicReady©, capable of contacting citizens and businesses quickly in case of an emergency. CivicReady© alerts the public of emergencies and disasters, safety measures to be taken, and information pertaining to government operations. Click here to register for emergency notifications.
During September (National Preparedness Month), we urge you to train and educate internal personnel on your emergency response plan.