IBHS Provides Free Tools to Help You Prepare Your Business for Hurricane Season

As of June 1st the Atlantic hurricane season is underway and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting 2020 will be another above-normal season for activity. Start preparing your business now for possible impact by a hurricane or other severe weather emergency with free guides and planning tools through DisasterSafety.org, a web product of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)*.

Minimize Your Business’s Risk of Hurricane Damage

View a 10-point checklist for assessing and protecting your commercial property’s vulnerable areas from hurricane damage, here….

Prepare Your Business for Hurricanes and Other Severe Weather

The EZ-PREP severe weather emergency preparedness and response planning toolkit includes steps to take during the off-season, when an incident is 5 days, 72 hours, and 48-24 hours away, and during and immediately after an emergency. Learn more and download the EZ-PREP planning tookit here….

Manage Disruption of Your Business Following a Disaster

The OFB-EZ (OFB = Open For Business) planning toolkit helps small businesses take the steps they need to keep functioning in the event of a major disaster or a smaller disruption. This toolkit will help you to:

  • Know Your Risks
  • Know Your Employees
  • Know Your Key Customers, Contacts, Suppliers and Vendors
  • Know Your Information Technology
  • Know Your Finances
  • Know When to Update and Test Your Plan
  • Know Where to Go for Help

Learn more and download the OFB-EZ planning tookit, here….

*The IBHS mission is to conduct objective, scientific research to identify and promote effective actions that strengthen homes, businesses and communities against natural disasters and other causes of loss. Learn more about IBHS at IBHS.org.