Disaster Preparedness: Building an Emergency Response Plan

By HR Annie Consulting (other events)

Thursday, September 21 2023 12:00 PM 1:00 PM PDT

Join HR Annie and Edward Colson from Ready Northwest Emergency Management for a 60-minute webinar about disaster preparedness and emergency response plans. 

During this session, Edward will outline what natural, technological, and human-caused disasters businesses need to be prepared for in the Pacific Northwest and how to develop an emergency response plan. He'll then talk about how to implement a testing strategy to ensure your employees are prepared when these disasters may occur. Lastly, we'll discuss the importance of having a training and education program for your employees for emergency preparedness.

Session Highlights:

  • What safety-specific things should businesses be prepared for in the PNW? 

  • What is an emergency response plan?

  • How to create and test an emergency response plan

  • Other considerations for safety preparedness 

Speaker Bio:

Edward Colson is the Owner of Ready Northwest. He holds a degree in Emergency Management and over 10 years of experience in helping businesses be ready for unexpected disasters. He has assisted businesses in being prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Oregon Wildfires, active shooter incidents, and more. 

Other Details:

  • If you can't make the live session, a 7-day accessible recording link will be sent to all registrants.

  • Eligible for 1 hour of SHRM & HRCI credits!

  • We will donate $10 from every registration to Guide Dogs for the Blind, Edward's non-profit of choice, and the remainder of the proceeds will be donated to Maui disaster relief. 

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