Hurricanes can cause substantial property damage, not to mention the injuries and loss of life that accompany the huge storms. This devastation can be caused by high winds, tornadoes, storms surges and inland flooding. There are many steps that you and your workers can take to reduce the effects of a hurricane, both at home and in the workplace. In order to effectively protect themselves, your workers must know how to Prepare, Respond and Return.
Because hurricanes, and especially resulting tornadoes, don’t give a lot of warning, preparation is crucial. Before any storm watches arise, be sure to:
When a hurricane or tornado watch is issued and the winds begin to pick up, will you know what to do?
Returning to your home and workplace after a hurricane is very hazardous. Take these protective measures when restoring order:
The worst hurricane tragedies occur when there is a lack of education. Reduce the risk of disaster for your workers by teaching them how to safely prepare, respond and return.
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