Continuity planning

Continuity planning

As a preventive component of BCM, continuity planning ensures that responsible persons react quickly and efficiently in case of an extraordinary situation. As a result, they achieve emergency response and damage minimization.

The result of emergency planning is therefore ought to be a checklist for particular organizational units. Additionally, these checklists take the specific work environment, individual crisis scenarios, official requirements and country-specific protective legislation into account.

Legal foundations and terms

Legal requirements for emergency planning are found in various legislative materials (for example industrial code, industrial accident ordinance) and state laws. The term emergency plan is normally used for the alerting process.

We developed checklists, which meet following demands:

  • Low maintenance costs for adjustments and high topicality
  • Easy handling and clear expressions
  • Minimum room for maneuver and decision-making scope
  • Constant availability
  • Completeness
  • In coordination with public authorities with security tasks
  • Clear and complete supply of necessary information in particular phases
    • Provision, early warning
    • Handling (response)
    • Restoration measure