Is your business prepared for the unexpected? There are plenty of unforeseen risks for every business, but good planning can help put you on the right path before they even happen. Here are some great ways to help make sure an unexpected event doesn’t hurt your business:

Review your continuity plan at least once per year.

Make sure your plan is up-to-date and that your business is ready for a wide range of threats. Unexpected setbacks — whether it be a power outage, a flood or a fire — can hurt or even destroy a business. Having a plan in place is an important step in overcoming these setbacks.

Educate your employees.

Do all your employees know what they should do in an emergency? Make sure your employees know how to handle a variety of unexpected events, and take time to review with them often.

Check your insurance coverage.

Today, businesses have access to a wide variety of insurance coverages designed to help them cope with unexpected events. Take the time to make sure you have the correct coverages in place for your business needs and risks.

Unforeseen events don’t have to devastate your business. The key is in good, consistent planning so that your business is prepared for whatever life throws its way.