Preparing Employees for Disasters in the Workplace

Leadership & Management
Online Course
1 hour
University of Minnesota
Simulations, Exercises and Effective Education PERLC

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Employers and business continuity experts are featured in a video segment during this 60-minute module. You’ll learn about issues that businesses face when creating disaster plans and how employers work with their employees to prepare for and work through emergency situations.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Explain key differences between large and small business preparedness plans
  • Identify ways employers can transport their employees to a work site during a disaster
  • Describe ways employers can keep their employees working during a disaster
  • Identify specific challenges for large companies trying to create a business preparedness plan
  • Specify communication methods employers may use during a disaster
  • Describe work site accommodations employers can make for their employees during emergencies
  • Discuss methods for communicating with non-English speaking employees
  • Describe an emergency work kit and the items it should include
PHEP Capabilities: 
Community Preparedness