These materials are designed to provide small business owners and managers with an awareness of the tools and strategies they should consider to protect their fiscal, physical and human assets in the face of emergencies and disasters.Some industries may be subject to greater regulatory oversight requiring specific safety actions or plans.Additional local regulations may be unique to a community.As you work through this process, be sure that you address these in your overall risk management assessment.

This training was developed in response to Program Announcement No. OSBDC-2009-04, “Supplemental Funding to Small Business Development Centers Assisting Businesses Affected by Natural Disasters in 2008”.