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In a world of uncertainty, be prepared for the unthinkable.

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Hurricane Preparedness Planning

Many catastrophic hurricanes have hit the U.S. causing loss of life, million of dollars in damage and widespread destruction and power outages. Although the Federal Emergency Management Agency and its counterpart in each state exist to come to the rescue of those affected by hurricanes and other disasters, we have seen these agencies struggle with…

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Blackout Preparedness Planning

Does your municipality have a blackout preparedness plan? Blackouts can happen for a number of reasons, most often natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, windstorms, ice storms, blizzards, etc. But they can happen for other reasons too. The grid could go down as it has in Texas and California, or the U.S. could be the…

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Earthquake Preparedness Planning

The most destructive earthquakes generally happen along fault lines where the earth’s tectonic plates meet. In the U.S., major fault lines are in California and Alaska. But earthquakes can happen anywhere, and they can be dangerous and result in injury and death. That is why an earthquake preparation plan is so important. Critical Path Solutions…

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Windstorm Preparedness Planning

On the disaster preparedness scale, windstorms do not get as much attention as hurricanes and tornadoes. While this makes sense, since a windstorm is not as destructive as a hurricane or tornado, it is still a serious weather event that can cause significant damage, and as such, should warrant an emergency preparedness plan. Critical Path…

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Tornado Preparedness Planning

As these maps from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show, more tornadoes are striking across the U.S. — sometimes in areas that have never before seen tornadoes — due to climate change and other factors. Even if your city or town has never experienced a tornado, you must be prepared for the day that…

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Evacuation Planning

Everyone should have an evacuation plan — companies, schools, families, individuals. It is crucially important and it can save lives. Critical Path Solutions helps our clients create evacuation plans and set up and run drills to train the occupants in their building or organization so the plan runs smoothly. What does an evacuation plan entail?…

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Does Your Business Have an Emergency Action Plan?

An emergency action plan, or EAP, helps ensure that your business can handle almost any type of disaster that could strike. Not only will an EAP mean that you are as prepared as possible, but implementing a plan provides a variety of other advantages. Evaluating your business in preparation for drafting an EAP will expose…

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Active Shooter Training Is Becoming a Critical Employee Benefit

If your business does not yet provide active shooter training for your employees, it is time to seriously consider incorporating preparedness instruction as a part of your overall benefits package. Americans have come to the harsh realization that mass workplace shootings can literally happen anywhere, at any time. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…