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Safety News You Need: Business Continuity

Apr 03, 2020

Responding to and recovering from a crisis effectivelyWoman working on a laptop at home requires advance planning and a range of tools designed to help you keep your workers safe and your business running. This edition of Safety News You Need shares resources to help you develop a business continuity plan for a range of circumstances.

  • Planning for a pandemic may not be something that many business have considered, but COVID-19 is requiring all organizations to develop a plan of action and response. Learn the four phases of pandemic planning and the elements your business continuity plan should cover. Read more
  • As more organizations transition to remote work for employees, it’s important to keep your teams connected and productive. These eight steps can keep your team on track, wherever they are working. Learn more
  • To respond appropriately to a crisis, the first step is to consider how different circumstances will affect your business. A business impact analysis can help you calculate the potential consequences of different scenarios to help you develop business continuity and recovery strategies. Read more
  • Without healthy workers, organizations cannot operate effectively. Workers must have up-to-date training to protect themselves from COVID-19. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences offers training resources for workers in industries with potential exposure to the virus. Learn more

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