With COVID-19 response and planning for future pandemic response, safety professionals are adding business continuity planning to their area of responsibility. It’s a natural fit for a safety-minded professional, and an opportunity to prove their worth in holistic organization operations.
The safety pro has the resources they need, and safety management systems can work nicely with a business continuity plan. The transition can be managed to keep operations running smoothly and safely, even for multi-employer worksites. Suppliers and contractors can and should be included in an organization’s business continuity plan.
Join Abby Ferri, as she discusses how to identify the skills and tools a safety professional already utilizes and how they lend themselves to business continuity planning to support the organization. Abby will also give safety professionals the conversation points they need to ensure they are part of their organization’s business continuity planning discussions and activities.
- A foundation of knowledge on business continuity planning and where to find more information and resources
- How to identify the skills and tools a safety pro already uses and how they can be art of business continuity planning
- Lessons learned from the reactive nature of recent pandemic response, and how to position themselves to operate more proactively in anticipation of future events
- Strategies for engaging contractors and suppliers in business continuity planning