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This Business Perspective column expresses sadness over the mass shooting in Las Vegas and encourages random act of kindness as a first step in countering random acts of evil.
The purpose of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Crisis Plan is to provide instructions to follow in the event of an emergency.
This Business Continuity Plan has been developed to prepare Chamber employees in the event of a disaster or business disruption, mitigate potential damage or loss, establish the proper response to the event and shorten the recovery period after a disaster or business disruption.
This crisis communication plan provides policies and procedures for the co-ordination of communications within the Chamber, and between the Chamber and any applicable outside agencies in the event of an emergency such as a fire, natural disaster, or major crime.
The Chico Chamber’s office lockdown policy covers how to respond to emergencies inside and outside the lobby, general emergency response instructions, and preventative actions. Visitors who are suspicious looking, violent and/or are possessing a dangerous weapon shall not be permitted to enter the office or shall be asked to exit the building immediately.
The Rapid City Chamber's crisis/risk management plan describes procedures to follow in the case of medical emergencies, tornadoes, fires, winter weather, floods, bomb threats, threatening/hostile visitors, and workplace violence. Includes a course of action to follow if an emergency event prevents the Chamber Foundation building from full use.
The purpose of this crisis/risk assessment policy is to increase awareness of risk in the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. While the board's primary function is to carry out the exempt purpose (mission statement), it has a role in protecting the organization. Each director is a fiduciary and members believe directors are looking after their interests.
The Grapevine Chamber's crisis/risk management plan describes procedures to follow in the case of tornadoes, fires, medical emergencies, bomb threats, and suspicious mail. Includes a course of action in the event that the GVCC office space cannot be used due to an emergency.
In 2013, Calgary experienced major flooding, causing the most expensive natural disaster in Canadian history. In the immediacy of the situation, the Calgary Chamber responded to support affected businesses by providing information, coordinating recovery efforts, and by helping promote the city once flood cleanup was complete. Since the floods, the Chamber has focused on preparedness and worked with Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) to create this business preparedness handbook.
In 2013, Calgary experienced major flooding, causing the most expensive natural disaster in Canadian history. President and CEO of the Calgary Chamber, Adam Legge, tells of his experience with the flood and discusses the Calgary Chamber’s response.