Emergency Preparedness

“40% of organizations affected by a disaster never reopen their doors. Having effective emergency and continuity plans help to ensure that the legacy of your work continues.”  - Robert House, Director of Emergency Preparedness Services. Unfortunately, disasters and emergencies can strike anyplace, at any time, and could have devastating, long-lasting impacts on your organization. From organizational emergency operations plans and facility-specific response plans, to business continuity plans our team is ready to help you mitigate the potential impacts on your critical business operations. Our years of experience working with all levels of first responders, emergency managers, and government officials have provided us the background to develop procedures and protocols that follow recognized recommendations, legal statutes, and industry standards.    

Active threats, workplace stability, hazardous material spills, and even severe weather events are just some of the issues crowding today’s headlines. While some are preventable, some are not. However, identifying the vulnerabilities that may affect a facility, then taking necessary steps to mitigate them, can...

Emergency plans provide your staff with the information needed to effectively respond when – not if – an incident occurs. The ability to assess a situation, and make immediate decisions, is crucial to quickly mitigate any emergency. Understanding the concepts behind the response can alleviate...

“89% of respondents say they’re aware of active shooter emergency plans; however, 63% responded that drills are rarely or never performed, according to a 2018 national survey.” Exercises test plans and the improvement of your organization’s emergency response capabilities is our continuous goal. We develop and...

“93% of companies without a disaster recovery plan, who suffer a major data failure, are out of business within one year.” The digital and physical threats facing businesses today continue to increase. Whether an intentional act, natural disaster, or supply-chain failure interrupts your organization, defining the...

An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a written document required by some OSHA standards to help facilitate and organize employer and employee actions during workplace emergencies. Join the hundreds of organizations who trust the professionals at The North Group Inc. to develop custom and compliant plans for their unique situations.