Preparedness Tips

Why a Business Impact Analysis is Important

POSTED ON: October 22, 2019
As you may know, Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is a tool used by senior management to analyze business functions and assess the risks of disasters on an organization. If performed before a crisis, a BIA will help support a smoother recovery should the unexpected event occur. One of the goals of a B... Read More

Wildfire Safety Resources

POSTED ON: October 15, 2019
First and foremost, our best wishes go out to all of the people, families and businesses affected by the wildfires throughout the country. With continued high temperatures throughout much of the country, and wildfire season in full swing, we wanted to share a few of our preparedness tips to keep you... Read More

The Efficiency Model Demo: Why proactive beats reactive every time

POSTED ON: October 8, 2019
At Interstate we know the importance of strong partnerships. Our latest demo showcases the importance of what this means to us and how we incorporate this thinking into every relationship we build with a client…long before a disaster strikes. Learn more about how we apply a portfolio approach... Read More

Hurricane Preparedness: Top Tips for Hurricane Season

POSTED ON: October 1, 2019
We have been through numerous hurricanes over the last 20+ years. Which means we’ve learned a lot when it comes to preparing your commercial property and minimizing downtime. So if you’re looking for hurricane preparedness literature, we’re your one-stop resource. We’ve compi... Read More

Choosing a Restoration Provider: 4 Tips You Need to Know

POSTED ON: August 27, 2019
An organization’s approach to safety is one of the most important indicators of their efficacy. Ensuring the safety of customers, employees, passersby and the work crew is critical to limiting potential liabilities. Watch our latest video to learn four tips for choosing a resoration provider&#... Read More

7 Steps for Effective Business Emergency Preparedness Planning

POSTED ON: August 12, 2019
If you noticed a gaping hole in the roof of your house, what would you do? A) Wait until there’s a greater than 50% chance of a storm and then call for help B) Call to have it fixed ASAP If you value your house and its contents you no doubt answered B. Why? Because if you try to play the odds with... Read More

5 Ways to Prepare Your Workplace for a Hurricane

POSTED ON: August 6, 2019
In response to recent hurricane and tropical storm activity, we want to share a few hurricane preparedness tips for your business. The best time to respond to a disaster is before it happens. Attention and effort now can prevent severe damage and help mitigate the effects of a hurricane-related disr... Read More

Is it enough? Backup generators for Florida nursing homes

POSTED ON: July 22, 2019
With peak hurricane season quickly approaching in Florida, it’s essential for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to make sure their backup power needs are fully supported. That not only means having a backup power generator on site—but also a “backup for the backup” in case your pr... Read More

What Would You do if Your Business Flooded?

POSTED ON: July 2, 2019
Flooding, whether it occurs as a flash or from a slow buildup, is a common occurrence in many parts of the country. If you’re wondering how to prepare your business for a flood, this week’s blog post highlights some key steps you should consider in your flood disaster planning. Flood Pla... Read More

Getting Organizational Hurricane Preparation on Track: 5 Essentials

POSTED ON: June 17, 2019
When a large business or organization has a location or multiple locations in the path of a hurricane there is a lot at stake. Employee and guest safety. The ability to make sales or support customers. Employee livelihoods. And much more. That’s why it’s so important for large organizations to h... Read More