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Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS)

Business Preparedness

Just as its important for you, your family, and your community to prepare for emergencies, it is vital to take steps to prepare your business. Your business plan should include the following:

  • An assessment of how specific hazards might affect your business.
  • A list of essential functions that must be maintained during and following an emergency.
  • A list of essential employees and partners that are necessary to maintain business operations in the short-term following an emergency.
  • Instructions for employess on how to both evacuate the building or shelter in place.

Alert Montgomery

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For more information on business preparedness, visit:

Ready: Prepare, plan, stay informed

FEMA's Business Preparedness Education Campaign






The Centers for Disease Control

CDC's Workplace Safety and Health Information


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