Business Continuity Plan

Many threats and hazards could impact businesses and employees in Kitsap County.  Earthquakes are a high risk hazard in this region. But, landslides, flooding, and severe weather are more common. That’s why it’s important that business owners develop a comprehensive emergency plan. This plan should address all hazards. Employers should exercise the plan with their employees to ensure the safety of all.

Make a Plan

The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) recommends that businesses and employees use the following as a starting point to prepare for a workplace emergency:

Planning efforts should use an “all hazards approach” when possible. Create one process that remains relevant to many different threats or hazards. How a specific hazard will impact your business is hard to determine. 

Steps include: 

For more, visit the Washington Department of Emergency Management’s preparedness information for businesses.

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Assistance

In the event of an emergency, the State of Washington has resources to help businesses recover from a disaster.  Review here.  

The Federal Emergency Management Agency also has business resources for declared disaster areas.  Review here.

Classes

KCDEM holds public programs on emergency preparedness.  Visit our Speakers Bureau to schedule a presentation.  Also, KCDEM holds regular classes on topics of interest to businesses.  See our calendar for details.

KCDEM News

EMC Meeting 09.06.2022 Meeting Notice & Agenda

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Micro-Islands in Kitsap County

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January 3, 2030 @ 8:00 am

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