Hurricane season on the East Coast typically begins June through the end of November, and peaks between August and October. According to forecasters’ predictions this year will be very active, so ensuring your business and employees are prepared is essential.
- Determine your risk
- Develop an evacuation plan
- Maintain PPE or supply kit
- Stay aware
- Evaluate and monitor exposure to hazards
For more details from the U.S. Department of Labor, click here. For other hurricane preparedness information from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), click here. The following websites also have helpful information to stay safe during a hurricane: FEMA, North Carolina Dept. of Public Safety, South Carolina Emergency Management Division, and Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.