Next Steps After Flood Damage To Your Business
Most conversations around protecting the workplace have been centered around coronavirus. Nevertheless being aware of and planning for all potential threats to the health and safety of your employees is important for their overall well-being. Flooding from a thunderstorm or even a hurricane can impair your business and stop operations for weeks if not months depending on your circumstances.
If your business does experience flood damage these are the steps to take.
- Wait for the all-clear from your local authorities before attempting to reach your business.
- Once you arrive it’s vital you shut off the electricity to the building.
- Take pictures of everything inside (office furniture, electronics, appliances, goods, etc.) even if it appears to have not been damaged.
- Call your insurance provider to file a claim.
Also, another bit of advice: Keep pricing records of expensive items such as computers and appliances to show your insurance company proof of value.
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