By Grainger Editorial Staff 5/6/21
Emergency preparedness does not stop once an emergency ends. Long-term impacts can include repair and replacement challenges, delays in the restoration of power or water, and even delays in production. According to Ready.gov, recovery should include strategies to help get critical systems back online while stabilizing other potential hazards on-site.
Review the below business recovery checklist to ensure your plan looks ahead to account for the long-term impacts of an emergency, prioritizes repairs and includes a process for making updates as risks change.
Please note this list is not comprehensive of all of the steps you may need to take to recover from emergencies, but each question can and should be answered as part of your plan.
Check out these resources for other ways to help you recover from an emergency.
The information contained in this article is intended for general information purposes only and is based on information available as of the initial date of publication. No representation is made that the information or references are complete or remain current. This article is not a substitute for review of current applicable government regulations, industry standards, or other standards specific to your business and/or activities and should not be construed as legal advice or opinion. Readers with specific questions should refer to the applicable standards or consult with an attorney.