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Emergency Management

Strengthen your company’s emergency preparedness – from reducing the likelihood of any crisis to minimizing damage and accelerating recovery once it happens.

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Identify vulnerabilities and minimize risks

Determine and assess possible emergencies that your organization may be vulnerable to–from machine malfunction and security breach to man-made and natural disasters. Leverage this data to better prepare and establish comprehensive plans tailored to your specific risk exposure.

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Ensure emergency preparedness

Be equipped to safeguard your personnel and assets during unexpected situations. Confidently navigate an emergency with a detailed view of existing plans and available resources readily accessible using your mobile devices.

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Seamlessly coordinate emergency response actions

Encourage collaboration among team members, especially during crises, using tools that support communication across multiple locations. Stay on top of everything by being in the know of the team’s observations, insights, updates, and progress of corrective actions on the ground.

Accelerate emergency recovery

The first step to swift emergency recovery is understanding the impact of the crisis. Gather vital information about available resources from completed inspections, sensors, and asset history in one place. Access crucial data in real time to make informed decisions and expedite recovery efforts.

Lead strong through every phase of emergency management

Risk Assessment

Audits & Inspections

Resource Allocation

Incidents & Events

ISO 45001 – Safety Management

Hazard Identification

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP)

Job Safety Analysis

Job Hazard Analysis

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Disaster Preparedness

Reporting & Analytics

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Empower workers to respond to emergencies

Equip your workers with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively respond to emergencies. Offer bite-sized training sessions to ensure that following emergency procedures becomes second nature.

Enhance emergency plans using data

Regularly enhance your existing emergency preparedness by leveraging data analytics. Use centralized data to identify trends and spot early emergency warning signs. Implement real-time monitoring tools to collect data from multiple sources, allowing for quick detection of anomalies and proactive enhancement.

Streamline safety and health processes

Standardize, simplify, and automate health and safety activities in one platform for a safer and more productive work environment. Quickly capture field insights using digital checklists, safety audits, and risk assessments, and use these data to respond to incidents as they happen.

Detect problems in real time

Identify and respond to issues promptly with real-time monitoring sensors. Ensure rapid intervention and maintain smooth operations by staying informed of any disruptions as they occur.

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“We have a disparate number of stakeholders and that has been one of the challenges, getting them all involved. But it’s almost like SafetyCulture platform has made people want to do it. By giving them an efficient, structured environment to work in, it has removed the barriers. We’re not saying you must do this, but they want to do it. They have a tool and off they go.”

Anthony Gallacher
National Aerial Firefighting Centre, Project Officer
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Frequently Asked Questions

Emergency management covers various situations, including medical emergencies, natural calamities, man-made disasters, and security breaches. Each type of emergency requires specific preparedness and response strategies to mitigate damage and maintain business continuity.

Emergency management involves communication, coordination, cooperation, and collaboration. Together, these principles form the foundation for an effective emergency management. By adhering to the 4 C’s, businesses can better withstand and quickly recover from crises.

Mitigation is the ongoing effort to reduce or eliminate the impact of an emergency by implementing measures that minimize risks and vulnerabilities. This includes activities such as:

  • enforcing building codes;
  • creating disaster preparedness plans;
  • conducting risk assessments; and
  • investing in infrastructure improvements to prevent or lessen potential damage.

Huge organizations assign emergency management directors to plan and lead the company’s response to emergencies. On the other hand, smaller businesses designate an emergency response coordinator. They often coordinate with public safety officers, other government officials, and nonprofit organizations to develop an effective and efficient corporate emergency preparedness plan.

Some businesses may recover within weeks, while others may need years to fully recover. The timeline is often dictated by the scale and nature of the emergency, disaster preparedness plans, and available resources of the company.