A Workshop Presentation by Nat Read
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
7:30 am – 9:30 am
Continental breakfast will be provided
This is FREE to members of the Club, Non-Members $25
*New sessions will occur on the fourth Tuesday of every month*
The lessons in this talk could save a business many thousands of dollars and position it for recovery after the disaster. Forty percent of businesses do not reopen after a disaster and another 25% fail within a year according to FEMA. What planning can be done now to lessen this outcome?
Over the past 150,000 years a major earthquake has hit the southern San Andreas Fault every 150 years on average. It’s been 159 years! The likelihood of a major earthquake of the magnitude of the Northridge earthquake hitting California in the next 30 years (in the lifetime of most of those in your audience) is 99.7%!
The messages are:
- The Earthquake is inevitable. Disaster is not.
- Understand this clearly: There may be no 911. Police and paramedic response will be focused on major incidents in hospitals and schools. YOU could well be the police and fire department. How do prepare for that responsibility in your business?
- Most of the injuries associated with earthquakes in Southern California occur AFTER the shaking stops. Learn now what to do immediately after a quake and you can reduce the injuries in your workplace by over 50%.
- Water supply may be disrupted. A person dies from lack of water in only a few days and from lack of food after a week or so. What do you need to have on hand when there is no water in the pipes and no stores to sell it?
- What must you do now to minimize the damage and injury for an event that is inevitable where we live?
About the speaker: Nat B. Read
Nat Read offers disaster preparedness through his agency, Read Communications. After years of preparing companies for media crises, he concluded that the greater need in crisis management was for disaster preparedness. He draws on 23 years of experience with disaster preparedness in the US Navy and Naval Reserve, retiring as a Captain, and five years as a reserve LAPD officer as a first responder. He is supported in his disaster preparedness business by senior career consultants in disaster preparedness.
For reservation please contact University Club by calling 626-793-5157 or by emailing
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