Building a Business Continuity Plan

A business continuity plan is a plan that describes how an organization will continue to function during or after an emergency, disaster or event. It involves planning how your key services or products can be continued and the recovery of key business and systems.

How detailed your plan should be depends on the type and size of business and how complex it is. Determine how emergencies or events will impact your business and remember to look at all aspects, such as these common considerations:

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Is Your Workplace Ready When a Crisis hits?

The incredible speed at which COVID-19 has affected everyday life should be not only a lesson about our current procedures and measures to fight disease but also a future warning that disasters will occur, often when least expected.

Source: Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), Flu and Infectious Disease Outbreaks Business Continuity Plan

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