Preparation for hurricane season should begin long before the first hurricane warning is announced, says the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). But if you haven’t already made your hurricane survival and recovery plans, there’s no time like the present.
To prepare your business for a hurricane, ASSE recommends taking these basic steps:
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When you’re notified that a hurricane is approaching, take these steps, compiled from information issued by the University of Southern Florida and Alachua County (FL) school system:
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The University of Southern Florida also has suggestions for keeping safe at home during a hurricane. Share these safety tips with your employees:
Tomorrow, we’ll talk about workplace emergency action in general, addressing preparation for all kinds of disasters, natural or man-made.
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