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Emergency Preparedness Tips From the National Safety Council

September is National Preparedness Month, recognized each year by FEMA to raise awareness for emergency preparedness by promoting business, community, and family disaster planning.

In honor of National Preparedness Month, we invited JoAnn Dankert, Senior Safety Consultant at the National Safety Council, to share some safety tips and guidance from the NSC. JoAnn has more than 30 years of diversified experience helping organizations fully integrate EHS practices into their business operations.

Topics discussed:

  • Most common preparedness challenges faced by businesses
  • Conducting risk assessments, drills, and exercises in the workplace
  • Involving your neighbors in your emergency preparedness plan
  • How to effectively communicate with employees, leadership, and emergency responders

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