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Why Your Business Should Have an Emergency Readiness Profile

8/11/2022 (Permalink)

SERVPRO logo with emergency readiness graphic Emergency Ready Profile

An ERP (Emergency Readiness Plan) is a method of planning for emergencies long before they occur. It’s a carefully devised, well-rehearsed strategy that guides you and your employees to take decisive action during a catastrophe. This well-oiled machine will give any employee in the building the necessary tools to effectively handle an emergency. 


In addition to emergency phone numbers, shut-off areas, and preventative procedures it is necessary to create an ERP that protects anyone in the building. The Department of Homeland Security refers to this as “Protective Actions for Life Safety,” including:

  • Fire Drills -- Rehearsals for action during a fire.
  • Sheltering -- Sheltering staff during a natural disaster.
  • Sheltering in Place -- Sheltering staff during a man-made emergency.
  • Lockdown -- Eluding an active shooter

SERVPRO of Farmington and Farmington Hills and the SERVPRO Ready Plan information will give you the security of emergency preparedness. The information can be downloaded into the Ready Plan app to instantly share with SERVPRO so that the damage can be intercepted. We’ll make it “Like it never even happened.” 

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