Preparing for Natural Disasters as a Business

This article was published on Green-Blog.org on July 25th, 2016.

Many metropolitan cities are in areas that are prone to natural disasters. All kinds of businesses thrive in these kinds of areas and the consequences of a natural disaster are often very damaging. Let’s go through several different natural disasters and how you can prepare for them as a business.

Earthquakes
The structure and stability of physical places of business are specifically targeted in earthquakes. Unfortunately entire office buildings are sometimes lost. With much smaller earthquakes it is more possible that you could just lose your internet connection or some of your equipment might break. In all cases, it’s best to have insurance on your building (should you own it) and your equipment – and of course make sure your employees are prepared and trained for such a thing to happen in the best way they can be. Start by teaching your employees basic earthquake survival steps, like the ones found here.

Read the rest at my “Green Business” blog here.

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