Business Services Emergency PreparednessPresentation Transcript
Business Services Emergency Preparedness
An emergency is any unplanned event that can cause deaths or significant injuries to employees, customers or the public; or that can shut down your business, disrupt operations, cause physical or environmental damage, or threaten the facility's financial standing or public image
Emergency Management Guide For Business & Industry, www.fema.gov
There are a series of appropriate responses to emergencies, all immediate in nature.
The process of developing advance arrangements and procedures that enable an organization to respond to an event that could occur by chance or unforeseen circumstances.
Bill Urbanczyk, Security/Disaster Recovery Coordinator,
Separate from emergency response
Ensures that procedures and processes are in place to continue or resume normal business operations.
Plans are implemented after a disaster has happened.
Focus on planning and preparation to ensure smooth business recovery.
Business Continuation Priorities
Protect human life
Eliminate or minimize the risk of injury
Protect physical assets (including data)
Resume normal operations as quickly as possible.
Ensure available materials
Speed restoration of services
The result is a framework for focusing business resumption activities.
Plans in Place Dept. Plan. Business Services Plan Building Plan ITaP University Plan
Manages events that threaten health and safety of the campus community.