ISO Offers Free Online Access to the ISO 22301 Standard
ISO 22301 is the Business Continuity Management System Standard and is recognized and implemented globally. The purpose of the standard is to have a management system in place to help a business/organization respond to a disaster if and when it takes place.
In some cases, businesses were not prepared for the onset of a pandemic. How does one prepare for 80% of the entertainment/food industry in the country to be shut down? What is the plan when manufacturing comes to a standstill? Is there a process for your employees to work from home? There are so many questions to answer when it comes to business interruption. What is the first step to being prepared when disaster strikes?
Our advice would be if you haven't already done so, look at implementing a Business Continuity Management System, it can be integrated with your existing Management Systems were applicable. To get you started with this you would need to read the standard...
The International Organization for Standards (ISO) is providing FREE online access to the ISO 22301 standard. Click here to access a copy.
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