How to Prepare your Facility for Inclement Weather Conditions

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No matter their location, all facilities are vulnerable to a wide variety of inclement weather conditions from frigid temperatures, torrential rain, and flooding, to significant snowfall, ice, or high winds that can lead to power outages, frozen or flooded equipment and facilities.

Clear View Building Services provides support with emergency disaster and recovery services.

The first step to preparing your facility for severe weather is creating an emergency response plan. An emergency response plan is “a set of written procedures for dealing with emergencies that minimize the impact of the event and facilitate recovery from the event.”

Your emergency response plan should include protective actions for safety, which include:

  • Evacuation
  • Sheltering
  • Lockdown

In order to be best equipped for inclement weather conditions, ensure that your facility has the following emergency equipment:

  • First-aid supplies
  • Generator
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Rock salt
  • Snow shovels
  • Fire extinguisher

Having the right plans and equipment can mean the difference between devastation and successful navigation of a storm. Contact CVBS for any emergency disaster and recovery service at 866-649-0555.

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