If disaster strikes during business hours, you and your employees may become stranded at work for an undetermined amount of time. You could experience a lack of power or clean drinking water, and you may need to endure the elements outside, no matter the season. Whether you’re forced to remain at the office for hours or days, it’s always wise to ensure that you have plenty of emergency supplies at the ready for yourself and your employees.
The biggest mistake that your organization can make may not be as obvious as you think. In fact, most people don’t even notice their error until it’s too late. Failure to prepare for disaster by not having an emergency plan in place not only brings safety into question, but also your company’s reputation.
As winter marches on through St. Louis, facility owners and building managers are busy trying to keep their employees and tenants warm. Although we may not readily associate the winter months with accidents involving fire, it’s crucial that building owners and facility managers keep fire safety in the forefront of their minds now and throughout the year.