Nearly half of businesses have closed temporarily due to weather in the past six months, says survey
June 30, 2015
Only half of employees believe their workplaces are prepared for a severe emergency, according to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples Inc. Nearly two-thirds of those polled said recent natural disasters have not led to their employers reassessing company safety plans.
40 Percent of Respondents Stated Their Company Does Not Have a Plan to Ensure the Security of Company Information and Data
February 11, 2015
HOB Inc., a supplier of software-based remote access solutions, has announced the results of a new survey, “An Inside Look at Disaster Recovery Planning,” which quantifies employee knowledge and understanding of their organization’s emergency procedures in the event of a natural disaster or an epidemic.
One in Five Organizations Lacks an Emergency Preparedness Plan
September 8, 2014
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and RLE Technologies have released a report providing perspectives on emergency preparedness and business continuity in North America, called “High Stakes Business: People, Property and Services.”
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports a 70 percent chance that this year’s hurricane season will produce three to six hurricanes. Two of them are predicted to be major hurricanes with winds of 111 mph or higher. Fireman’s Fund Risk Service Consultants urges consumers to be prepared.
According to a 2012 study of more than 1,300 U.S. workers, 75 percent of employees believe their company is not well-prepared for a natural disaster. Cintas Corp., a leader in first-aid and safety products, identifies seven mistakes businesses make in emergency planning to encourage better preparation.