Action Checklist

Use this checklist to help prepare your business. 

  • First things first… read through this check list… these are the easy things to check off then go back to our business resource page and complete a business continuity planning via the two links provided.  
  • Collect and Keep emergency telephone numbers by phones.
  • Show key employees how and when to turn off the water, gas and electricity.
  • Check if you have adequate insurance coverage.
  • Teach each employee how to use the fire extinguisher, and show them where it is kept.
  • Install smoke detectors 
  • Look around your business location for possible hazards.
  • Stock emergency supplies and assemble an emergency supply kit. – Business Emergency Kit
  • Take a Red Cross first aid and CPR class.
  • Determine the best escape routes from your business. Find two ways out of each room.
  • Find the safe spots in your business for each type of disaster.
  • Keep a smaller disaster supplies kit in the trunk of your car.
  • Keep a portable, battery-operated radio or television and extra batteries. Always keep a supply of extra batteries.
  • Make two photocopies of vital documents and keep the originals in a safe deposit box. Important Documents List