Office of Safety & Preparedness

Protect your office and other physical assets such as inventory and equipment by being prepared.


Assets Checklist
  • Identify and comply with all local, state and federal codes and other safety regulations that apply to your business.
  • Analyze the impact of any stored hazardous materials and make sure you have secondary containment to prevent spills or leaks.
  • Make sure your insurance are adequate and up to date.
  • Make sure your inventory list is current and includes recent purchases.
  • Post evacuation maps and insist that emergency exits remain unblocked at all times.
  • Install fire extinguishers and smoke detectors, check regularly according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Prepare for utility disruption such as power outages. Find out if an emergency generator is appropriate for your building.
  • Make sure that all equipment is secured and protected.
  • Assess air system or heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system regularly for indoor air quality
  • Protect your digital data with off-site storage, firewalls, and security software.


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