With the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season officially underway, it’s important to make sure your business is prepared to handle potential high winds, heavy rain and flooding. This year, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is calling for a “near-normal” hurricane season that includes:
A 70 percent likelihood of 10 to 16 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher),
Of these named storms, 4 to 8 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher),
XL Catlin’s Property Risk Engineering team can help clients in taking preventative measures to protect their properties from hurricanes and other severe weather threats. They can provide valuable insight and detailed exposure analysis, recommendations for adequate property protection systems as well as development of effective pre-emergency plans. Here are some tools that can be used to protect your business from severe weather:Calm Before the Storm_Facility PlanningCalm Before the Storm_Storm Prep Checklists
When COVID-19 exploded in the US, businesses had no time to plan and protect. Instead, organizations had little choice but to react. Some businesses were shuttered, employees sent home, and if companies were fortunate, they were able to implement remote operations.
In some cases, companies were able
The forecast for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season: between 13 and 19 named storms, including 3 to 6 major hurricanes, a few of which are expected to reach US shores. If your business is in the path of such a storm, it could wipe out all you’ve worked hard to build.
Yet hurricanes are not the only natural
OSHA guidance for recording COVID-19 cases among your workers
June 25, 2020
How do you deal with an employee who has COVID-19? Traditionally we don’t expect many communicable illnesses to be work-related. As we can all agree, COVID-19 has made reality more complex.
In April OSHA released initial enforcement guidelines for recording cases of COVID-19, which were broad with little