Is Your Business Hurricane-Ready?

Date: August 16, 2016 Last Edit: August 17, 2016

10 more named storms could materialize.

Is Your Business Hurricane-Ready?

Summer may be winding down, but
hurricane season is far from over. Is your business ready?

The Atlantic hurricane season runs
from June 1 through Nov. 30, and The Weather Channel recently predicted 10 more
named storms this year. The Times-Picayune
also warned against complacency. If you haven’t already done so, NFIB/LA
encourages all members to put together a business continuity plan in case of
extreme weather.

 A great resource is’s
2016 Hurricane Season Preparedness Toolkit
. These materials cover:

What you should know about hurricanes

Determining your risk

Developing an evacuation plan

Securing an insurance checkup

Assembling disaster supplies

Strengthening your home (or business)

Identifying trusted sources of information on hurricane

Completing a written hurricane plan

In addition, take a look at these
other resources: from the Louisiana Governor’s
Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

Louisiana: Get Ready for Hurricane Season

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