Duracell Professional has partnered with the American Red Cross to help businesses prepare for extreme weather and other emergencies. Starting this month, users can download a free emergency preparedness training kit customized for businesses by visiting www.DuracellPro.com and clicking “Is Your Business Prepared?” Click here for the request form.
Research shows that the typical small business loses $3,000 a day after closing due to a major storm. As the battery brand trusted most by office professionals, Duracell Professional is deeply committed to helping businesses power safely though an emergency. Duracell’s Emergency Preparedness Training Kit includes essential tips to help managers prepare for natural disasters, winter storms, and other emergencies, including:
• A How-To Guide to help businesses devise an emergency response plan
• A checklist outlining essential supplies to gather prior to an emergency
• A list of battery-powered devices useful in emergencies, such as flashlights, two-way radios, and blood pressure monitors, and the types of batteries needed to keep them powered
As part of its business continuity efforts, the American Red Cross administers the Ready Rating Program, a free, self-guided tool to help businesses, organizations and schools become better prepared for emergencies. Click here to complete a 123-point self-assessment of your level of preparedness and have access to tools, tips and best practices to help improve your preparedness.