e-GUIDE 3/7/12

RIMS 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition Risk knows no boundaries, why should you? Join us at RIMS '12 and find the resources you need for the upcoming year and learn how to overcome the obstacles that are holding you and your organization back. Click HERE>>

What are the elements in the emergency response period which are sometimes overlooked? In this clip, Judy Bell highlights some things that may slow down your ability to address life-safety issues if you don’t plan for them in advance. Click HERE>>

  • Visit the Disaster Resource GUIDE Website for Educational Videos
    We have 21 videos at our website with interesting lessons to learn on topics sometimes overlooked in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management, et al. Take advantage of this free resource to find out if your plans cover everything! Click HERE>>
  • Future Threats: Cyberattacks to Surpass Terrorism, Says FBI
    With new threats to company networks appearing every day, how can businesses be better protected from cyberattacks? The FBI is on the case, but businesses need to be too. Click HERE>>
  • The Importance of Reputational Risk Management in Enterprise Risk Management
    Managing reputation loss is just as important as other areas of risk management. Here are steps your company can take in evaluating, identifying, and dealing with a loss of reputation. Click HERE>>
  • What to Consider in Disaster Preparedness
    While there are some basic things to do in the wake of a disaster, here are some tips about areas you might not normally consider, such as insurance coverage and SBA services. Click HERE>>
  • The Challenges of Evacuations in the Face of Disaster
    How would you deal with the challenges of a mass evacuation in the face of disaster? The nuclear disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant provided helpful insights. Click HERE>>
  • Visualizations Help in Planning for Rising Sea Levels
    Researchers at the University of British Colombia have developed a program that allows for the visualization of climate change. How else could this be utilized? Click HERE>>
  • The Role of Social Media in Future Disasters
    What role will social media have to play in future disasters? It has already shown to be effective in Japan during last year’s earthquake and tsunami. Find out how. Click HERE>>

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Small Business Plan Template Just fill in the blanks! DSPN offers a simple, affordable and self-paced template to combine business recovery plans with emergency response plans. Available in IBM® or Macintosh® in Microsoft Word® format. Click HERE>>

AOK Rescue Chair
The safest and easiest way to transport a person down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Click HERE>>

World Conference on Disaster Mgmt Toronto, Ontario – June 25-27 – Attended by disaster management professionals from 35 countries, WCDM is the premier annual industry event, with a theme this year of "Global Threats, Local Consequences." Click HERE>>

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"Share the Wealth"...Industry Organizations Update
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ACP Joins as Patron Sponsor of CPM 
The Association of Contingency Planners (ACP), the premier organization for business continuity professionals, is now a Patron Sponsor of CPM (the Contingency Planning and Management Conference and Expo). In addition to promoting the programs at CPM to their members, the DC Chapter will be inviting its members to a special presentation at the event. CPM will be held in Washington, DC on April 2-4. Click HERE>>

Total Power Generation System Solutions via New MTU Automatic Transfer Switches 
Mankato, MN – MTU Onsite Energy is now offering its own line of automatic transfer switches (ATS) as an integral part of complete, integrated emergency power systems. A complement to the company’s generator range from 30 kW to 3,250 kW, the new ATS line includes open- and closed-transition switches and bypass switches. Click HERE>>



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