The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) newest publication, FEMA P-811, contains a mitigation toolkit for businesses. image

From their introductory page, “Actionable and scalable guidance and tools to the private sector, its owners, managers, and employees about the importance of earthquake mitigation and the simple things they can do to reduce the potential of earthquake damages, injuries, and financial losses.”

The QuakeSmart website includes documents, videos, and artwork.  Some prominent chapter headings:

  • How Earthquakes Affect Businesses
  • How QuakeSmart Can Help
  • Step 1: Identify Your Risk
  • Step 2: Make a Plan
  • Step 3: Take Action

There are three videos including, Mitigation Works for Business.

Mike Conway (24 December 2011)