Emergency Response Plans
At Safeguard, we understand the importance of having an emergency response plan. Now more than ever, it’s become a priority for organizations who want to take a proactive approach to creating a safe work environment for employees and customers. An emergency is an unplanned event that can cause death or significant injuries to employees, customers or the public. It can shut down business, disrupt operations, cause physical or environmental damage, or threaten your organization’s financial standing or public image.
If your business, church or school is ever faced with an emergency, you need to be prepared by having an emergency response plan in place that all employees are familiar with. Knowing it’s there provides peace of mind for your staff, which can be ready in the event of a crisis. Safeguard’s All-Hazards Emergency Response Plans may be put into effect whenever a crisis—whether it’s manmade or a natural disaster—disrupts operations, threatens life or creates major damage within your organization.
While it is likely that outside assistance would be available in most large-scale crisis/emergency situations affecting your organization, you must be prepared to carry out crisis response and short-term recovery operations on an independent basis. The actions taken in the initial minutes of an emergency are critical. A prompt warning to employees to evacuate, shelter or lockdown can save lives. A call for help to public emergency services that provides full and accurate information will help the dispatcher send the right responders and equipment. An employee trained to administer first aid or perform CPR can be lifesaving. Action by employees with knowledge of building and process systems can help control a leak and minimize damage to the facility and the environment. Emergency Response Plans demonstrate to your staff and your customers that you take their safety and security seriously and are prepared, should the worst case scenario occur.
Safeguard Risk Solutions has introduced the
Mobile Emergency Response Plan.
A digital alternative to your printed emergency response plans that are accessible, portable and revisable.