Join HR Annie and Edward Colson from Ready Northwest Emergency Management for a 60-minute webinar about disaster preparedness and emergency response plans. During this session, Edward will outline what natural, technological, and human-caused disasters businesses need to be prepared for in the Pacific Northwest and how to develop an emergency response plan. He'll then talk about how to implement a testing strategy to ensure your employees are prepared when these disasters may occur. Lastly, we'll discuss the importance of having a training and education program for your employees for emergency preparedness. Session Highlights: - What safety-specific things should businesses be prepared for in the PNW? - What is an emergency response plan? - How to create and test an emergency response plan - Other considerations for safety preparedness Speaker Bio: Edward Colson is the Owner of Ready Northwest. He holds a degree in Emergency Management and over 10 years of experience in helping businesses be ready for unexpected disasters. He has assisted businesses in being prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Oregon Wildfires, active shooter incidents, and more. Other Details: - If you can't make the live session, a 7-day accessible recording link will be sent to all registrants. - Eligible for 1 hour of SHRM credits! - We will donate $10 from every registration to Guide Dogs for the Blind, Edward's non-profit of choice, and the remainder of the proceeds will be donated to Maui disaster relief.