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Brace for Impact: Action Planning for When Disaster Strikes
LVCC N201-204
Monday 06/24/2019 04:15 PM - 05:15 PM Add to calendar
1.00 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Critical Evaluation, HR Expertise, Leadership & Navigation | Intended Audience: Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Learn crisis readiness and action-plan steps to protect your workforce during critical incidents, natural disasters and workplace violence. 

In the first six months of 2018, the U.S. experienced 154 mass shootings, 1.5 million acres burned in wildfires, 1,500 residents displaced from Hawaii's volcanic eruption, and 46 deaths in devastating tornadoes, mudslides and severe winter storms. The age of crisis is here. HR leaders have to ask the tough question: Are we prepared for when disaster strikes?

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the five key areas of crisis readiness for any workplace.
  • Learn how to respond to workplace violence by applying the lessons from a harrowing case study.
  • Review post-incident action steps to address employees’ mental health and restore organizational stability.
  • Understand the new roles and expectations of HR leaders in crisis preparedness, response and resilience.
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