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Keeping a Crisis-Centric Mindset Throughout the Year

Written by  VIVIAN MARINELLI

Every month you change the filter on your furnace. Every 3,000 miles you get the oil changed on your car. Every six months you (hopefully) visit your dentist for a cleaning. Maintenance is important. It's key to keeping you, your home, or your auto running smoothly. Your business is no different. The office copy machine is serviced after a predetermined number of copies, and when your color printer signals a service code, you put in a call for service. But what about your emergency response plan? Your safety team already has devoted a considerable amount of time meeting regularly and putting together a well-thought out emergency response plan. Do you know where this plan is located? Chances are, you promptly filed it or it's tucked away on the shelf above your computer. If the cover page states the last update was more than one year ago, it's time to dust off your