Developing a Disaster Recovery Plan for Your Business | SERVPRO of South Atlanta
While thinking of the harm that could potentially come to your business is not a fun thought exercise, as a business owner, it is absolutely something you should consider. Disasters can happen to any business at any time, and whether you are dealing with a fire, a natural disaster, a water leak or some other type of incident, knowing what steps to take next are key.
Recovering quickly is the top thing a business should prioritize if it is impacted by a disaster to avoid an interruption in income and operations. Developing a disaster recovery plan is a wise choice for business owners, as they can be sure they know exactly what to do if an emergency strikes.
How to Develop a Disaster Recovery Plan for Your Business
| Set Up an Emergency Action Protocol | Making sure that you and your employees are safe is the most important thing that a disaster recovery plan covers. Be certain that you have an action plan for emergencies, including how to evacuate, what to do if authorities instruct you to stay put and which employees are responsible for which aspects of the emergency operations.
| Double-Check Your Insurance Coverage | While commercial insurance can be extremely helpful to business owners, it is important that you understand what is and what is not covered. Some things, such as flooding, business interruption and loss of income, may need their own specific policies to kick in if there is an emergency or disaster situation at hand. Double-check so you can be certain you have adequate coverage for whatever you need.
| Find a Commercial Restoration Partner | Having any damage quickly addressed and restored is one of the best ways to ensure you can get back to business as quickly as possible. Be sure you research a commercial restoration partner in your area that you can call if you discover damage so they can quickly take action and help you throughout the process. Look for a company that can handle a variety of damage types so you can be certain you can call them for any issues that may arise.
*If you have commercial property damage, SERVPRO of South Atlanta is here to be your go-to restoration choice. Our restoration technicians are IICRC trained and are equipped with industry leading drying technology. Contact us today at (404) 505-1760 or visit www.SERVPROsouthatlanta.com to learn more about our business restoration services and how we can help.