September Is National Preparedness Month

This month is FEMA's National Preparedness Month, which aims to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to all types of emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.

Prepared, not unprepared.Although we write a lot about emergency preparedness for businesses, being prepared for the unexpected is just as important on a personal level as it is on a business level.

This month, be sure to emphasize the importance of observing the four key steps of being prepared for an emergency:
  • Be informed.
  • Make a plan.
  • Build a kit.
  • Get involved.

Here are three ways you can encourage your employees to prepare for emergencies:

How are you promoting emergency preparedness at your business this month?