Food for Thought: Red Cross Ready Rating

  • March 26, 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • American Red Cross, 2602 12th Street North, Fargo, ND 58102
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Red Cross Ready Rating

American Red Cross, 2602 12th Street North, Fargo, ND 58102

This is a members-only event and is free of charge. 

http://www.fmhra.camp9.org/event-1837449

Program Summary

The American Red Cross Ready Rating is a program that helps businesses, schools and organizations become prepared for disasters and other emergencies. All in one place, Ready Rating members have access to one-of-a-kind tools, resources and information for evaluating and improving their ability to withstand disaster, maintain operations, and protect lives and property. Whether you are taking your first steps or have a fully-functioning emergency management program, the Ready Rating program can help you achieve a higher level of preparedness.

Objectives:

 

1.To commit to preparedness and increase your business' or organization’s level of emergency preparedness during the course of the calendar year. You will be working to make your business or organization more prepared and to enhance overall community preparedness.

 

2.To Conduct a Hazard Vulnerability Assessment which involves gathering information about possible emergencies that could impact your business and your facility’s capabilities to respond to and recover from a disaster or other emergency.


3.To develop an emergency response plan that describes the steps your business or organization will take to protect your business and employees before, during and after an emergency.


4.Implement an emergency response plan which involves continuing to work with the planning committee to implement the emergency response plan with employees. The key to implementing the plan is to make preparedness a part of the corporate culture. 


Presenter: 

Sean Coffman is the Disaster Program Manager for the Minn-Kota Territory of the American Red Cross and oversees all aspects of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. This includes preparedness campaigns, organizing/dispatching volunteers to disaster scenes, and leading the casework team that assists those affected through the recovery process. Sean has been serving in this role over nearly three years and is also an instructor for CPR/First Aid, and other classes offered by the Red Cross

Re-certification Credit

Approved for 1.0 HR (General) credit / 1.0 SHRM credit

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