By Grainger Editorial Staff 5/6/21
A mitigation strategy focuses on lessening the impact or preventing the causes of emergencies within your facility. This includes conducting regular inspections alongside stocking the right supplies and monitoring any hazardous materials. According to Ready.gov, conducting a risk assessment and creating an emergency response plan before an emergency can help save lives and reduce time to response.
Review these checklists to see if your employees are taking on the right tasks to help avoid or reduce the impact an emergency can have on your facility.
Please note this list is not comprehensive of all of the steps you may need to take to mitigate emergencies, but each question can and should be answered as part of your mitigation strategy plan.
Check out these resources for other ways to stay prepared in the event of an emergency.
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