Establish a working plan and have it in place in case of a hurricane.
BE PREPARED TO:
- SAFEGUARD COMPANY RECORDS AND IMPORTANT PAPERS
A. Make duplicates to take with you, to overnight express to a branch office, or to put in a bank.
B. Move all records away from windows, preferably into a room without any windows.
C. If you are on the first floor, place valuable papers, records, files, etc. one to two feet off the floor (in case of flooding).
D. If possible, cover with large plastic bags or vinyl sheeting for additional security.
E. In the event of an extended building closure, arrangements should be made to remove files and key equipment prior to the storm’s landfall.