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The Top 7 Risk Mitigation Controls, in Order

Everyone in business continuity knows about risk mitigation controls, but do you know which ones are most important, according to the experts? That’s the topic of today’s blog.


Before we get started, I’d like to give a pop quiz. Do you know which of the following pieces of home fire-safety equipment is the most important, according to firefighters?

  • Fire escape plan
  • Fire escape ladder
  • Class A fire extinguisher (for trash, wood, and paper)
  • Class B fire extinguisher (for liquids and grease)
  • Class C fire extinguisher (for electrical equipment)
  • Combination fire extinguisher
  • Bucket
  • Flashlight
  • Smoke detector

Which is the second most important? Which third? Which least? Don’t you agree it would be good to know?