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Business Disaster Preparedness

Is your small business prepared for a natural disaster or emergency?

Community Futures Central Alberta can assist you in identifying major risks to your small business

Risk Assessment

Emergencies can occur unexpectedly, catching us off-guard when we least expect them. Whether it ‘s a case of severe weather damage, infrastructure challenges, or a cybersecurity breach, emergencies can occur at any time in any place. Planning is essential to mitigate the risks encountered during emergency situations.

3 Key Steps:

1. Identify

2. Make a Plan

3. Implement




Identify the potential emergencies that could impact your business in

your area

Develop a business continuity plan to best prepare for emergencies

Train and prepare employees to respond to emergencies in a safe and effective manner


Is your business prepared for a sudden or extended loss in services such as power, water, or heat?

Contact us for more information on preparing your business for emergencies.

Emergency Identification Checklist:
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Are you prepared in the event of significant weather damage?

Does your insurance effectively cover the cost of damages to your vehicles, property and its contents in the event of severe weather damage?

Learn how to protect your employees and customers safe during high winds and tornados

Are you and your staff prepared for power outages?

Are your staff prepared to handle hazardous materials in the event of a spill?

Do you have a muster point in the event of evacuation? Do your employees know how to shelter in place?

Are you prepared for potential supply chain disruptions? Have you considered backup suppliers or delivery methods?

Are your files backed up and secure in the event of cyber attacks or the loss of a device?

If one method of communication is out of service, how will you communicate with clients/staff?

Are your information systems secure with firewalls and anti-virus software?

Is your online information protected against cybersecurity threats?

Knowledge is key

Prepare your business for emergencies by utilizing these resources to better identify potential risks and to effectively develop a plan of action.

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Let’s see what we can do for your business

Give us a call, send us an email, or drop in for a chat.

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5013 49 Avenue
Red Deer, AB  T4N 3X1
P: 403-342-2055

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