Emergency preparedness is risk reduction for Tigard/Tualatin commercial properties
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When it comes to large commercial losses, safety is always top priority for SERVPRO of Tigard/Tualatin/Lake Oswego/West Linn and Beaverton. For property managers and owners operating out of a large commercial space, emergency and disaster preparedness can be a crucial aspect to ensuring personnel safety in the event of hazardous property damage incident.
As an owner or operator of a commercial property, there are a few actions you can take to help prepare for the worst case scenario. The first step is assessing the vulnerabilities in your property.
According to OPB, “a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the Pacific Northwest coast could hit at any time.” If you visit their website, they have a tool that allows you to enter your property address and receive information about how a 9.0 earthquake on the Oregon coast could affect your building.
Experts suggest that individuals have 2 weeks of supplies per person, 14 gallons of water per person, and 42 meals per person. Here at SERVPRO of Tigard/Tualatin/Lake Oswego/West Linn and Beaverton, we also suggest that you encourage employees to keep a mini survival preparedness kit at their desk. To learn what essential tools and supplies to include in a commercial desk kit, read out previous blog here.
We encourage you to enter your property address in the OPB Aftershock simulation tool. Here at SERVPRO of Tigard/Tualatin/Lake Oswego/West Linn and Beaverton, we’re working on preparing our office for the potential of disaster.
If your property experiences water, fire, storm, or mold damage, don’t hesitate to call SERVPRO of Tigard/Tualatin/Lake Oswego/West Linn and Beaverton at 503-684-5829 as soon as possible to assist in the restoration of your commercial property!