(emergency preparedness) Contact your local or state emergency preparedness office in the last three years to determine the types of disasters common in your area as well as other pertinent information.
(emergency preparedness) Periodically inspect the facility for potential disaster hazards such as loose, heavy objects in earthquake-prone areas, excess brush in wildfire-prone areas, or inventory on the floor in flood-prone areas.
Do you annually review your insurance policies to determine what types of disasters, natural and man-made, are covered and not covered?
In the last three years, have you lost electric power to your principal business location for 24 hours or longer?
Was the most recent loss of power caused by a storm or some other situation?
Have you experienced a situation in the last three years where a loss of power was not caused by a storm?
Within the last three years, have you experienced rolling brown-outs, that is, electric power is shut down in an area for a time, turned on, and shut down somewhere else?
Does your principal business location, whether or not you own it, have a back-up generator?
Within the last three years, has a computer virus infected your business computer or computer system damaging it or its contents?
(damage from computer virus) Have to purchase new equipment.
Volume 4, Issue 5, 2004
ISSN - 1534-8326
William J. Dennis, Jr.
NFIB Research Foundation
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