‘Emergency Management’ Category

Safety Training Resources Prepares Missouri Employers For Crisis

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

In the wake of the recent natural disasters, Safety Training Resources is prepared to work with Missouri employers as they assess their plans for responding to emergency situations. Safety Training Resources will help to ensure that policies and people are ready for an emergency situation.  Your employees will be confident that they know what to do in a timely and accurate manner.

The comprehensive training will cover:

Emergency Management: HR Policies and Preparedness

  • The HR policies you should review and revise now, before a workplace crisis arises
  • How to design and communicate effective emergency management procedures
  • Strategies to manage workplace disruption on a short- or long-term basis
  • Your obligations regarding employees’ pay during a business disruption

Designing an Effective Emergency Plan: The People and Resources That Must Be Included

  • How to establish a planning team and assign emergency responsibilities
  • The best method for identifying potential emergencies and assessing risk
  • Strategies to assess your organization’s emergency response capabilities
  • The components of an effective emergency response plan, and who should be included in your emergency response team

Getting Prepared: Exercises and Drills

  • The exercises you should consider at your organization, and who the major players are
  • Dos and don’ts for smart drills
  • How to improve your employees’ performance for “the real thing” after a practice exercise or drill
  • Special considerations for evacuating disabled employees

How To Keep Your Employees Informed and Calm In the Event of Crisis

  • The emergency response policies you need in your employee handbook

  • How to make sure employees know what they need to do in the event of an emergency
  • Practical tips for tracking employees’ whereabouts and maintaining communications in the event of a crisis
  • What your employees should be instructed to say in response to media inquiries
  • How Employee Assistance Programs and other resources can help employees pick up the pieces after a crisis, and why these are so crucial