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Survey: Most businesses seldom reassess their safety plans

October 3, 2013

Natural disasters are the top safety concern among office employees, yet the majority of businesses (60 percent) said recent disasters, including Hurricane Sandy, haven’t led them to reassess their safety plans, according to Staples second annual workplace safety survey.


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How safety pros can prepare for disasters

Resources help you get ready for hurricanes, tornadoes -- and terrorism
June 19, 2013

Keeping workers safe involves more than dealing with work-related hazards. The natural disasters that wreak havoc on homes – as we see so often in media reports – also affect businesses, and the people in them. Fortunately, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a wealth of resources to help EHS practitioners cope with disasters.


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The top mistakes businesses make during emergency planning

September 19, 2012
According to a 2012 study of more than 1,300 U.S. workers, 75 percent of employees believe their company is not well-prepared for a natural disaster.


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