I spend a lot of time discussing potential disasters at home and the steps that you can take to protect yourself but what about losses at work with potentially even more serious consequences, not just because of the number of people affected but also because some companies have additional hazards that could create emergencies.
In addition to the risk to human life, there's the threat to the continuity of your business and the livelihood of your employees – and you!
Think you're ready for it? Try out this simple 10-point test from the Institute for Business and Home Safety: http://tinyurl.com/IBHS-test
Hmmm. Just as I thought – but if I was wrong, well, go to the top of the class! Check out the IBHS site, disastersafety.org while you're there. You'll find some good tips on various hazard risks and programs dealing with them. I have a lot more information to share in the coming weeks so check back!