As a result of the unprecedented Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, your organization may need to modify its existing disaster recovery plan or create a new plan to re-staff and re-open business locations and workplaces.
Disaster Situation Priorities
- Ensure the safety of employees and visitors in the building(s).
- Mitigate threats or limit the damage that threats can cause.
- Have advance preparations to ensure that critical business functions can continue.
- Have documented plans and procedures to ensure the quick, effective execution of recovery strategies for critical business functions.
As stay-at-home restrictions and travel warnings expire, businesses should prepare to implement plans and strategies to expedite restoration of business operations while ensuring the health and safety of employees, customers, visitors, and guests in the workplace. The following guide highlights short-term and long-term recovery measures.
Please be advised that any and all information, comments, analysis, and/or recommendations set forth above relative to the possible impact of COVID-19 on potential insurance coverage or other policy implications are intended solely for informational purposes and should not be relied upon as legal advice. As an insurance broker, we have no authority to make coverage decisions as that ability rests solely with the issuing carrier. Therefore, all claims should be submitted to the carrier for evaluation. The positions expressed herein are opinions only and are not to be construed as any form of guarantee or warranty. Finally, given the extremely dynamic and rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, comments above do not take into account any applicable pending or future legislation introduced with the intent to override, alter or amend current policy language.
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