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Six Crisis Management Measures You Should Take to Mitigate the Impact of the Coronavirus to Your Business

Posted by The Brain on Mar 5, 2020 3:56:58 AM


For those of us that had forgotten, the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to multiple continents should remind us that the risk of a critical global health incident must be factored into crisis and business continuity planning – and not just for companies with exposed supply chains.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Business Continuity, Crisis Planning, Crisis Newsletter

How to Prepare for the Coronavirus Risk to Exposed Supply Chains

Posted by The Brain on Mar 4, 2020 5:57:26 AM


The risk of the novel coronavirus to global supply chains is significant, experts say. And it’s easy to see why. For one, there is no historical precedent for the potential impact of the coronavirus on increasingly complex, global supply chains.

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Topics: Risk Management, Emergency Management, Crisis Management, Crisis Planning, Safety Management, Epidemic Response Module

Epidemic Response Module for the Novel Coronavirus Now Free for Your Clients

Posted by Gunnar Habitz on Feb 26, 2020 8:45:08 AM


Social impact is an important driver of what we do here at Noggin. Our software platform helped organisations respond to the historic 2019/2020 bushfires. And that was before the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which is impacting our customers, as well, especially healthcare agencies at the frontline of the epidemic response.

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Topics: Crisis Management, Emergency Response, Partner Newsletter

Building the Case for End-to-End Safety Management Software

Posted by The Brain on Feb 26, 2020 4:16:01 AM

For PCBUs (Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking), maintaining a safe workplace has never been more important – if you don’t do it, your competitor will. For, as the data shows, firms are increasingly leveraging effective safety management protocols to gain an advantage in the market.

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Topics: Safety Management, Integrated Safety and Security

What Actions Should You Take to Respond Better to Public Health Crises

Posted by The Brain on Feb 20, 2020 5:08:06 AM


As of mid-February, over 64,000 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported, with wartime measures increasingly becoming the norm throughout mainland China. The reach of the coronavirus, however, is global. The World Health Organization (WHO) has already declared a public health emergency of international concern.

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Topics: Emergency Management, Crisis Management, Emergency Response, Crisis Planning, Emergency Management Newsletter

Navigating Duty of Care for Owners and Operators of Places of Mass Gathering

Posted by The Brain on Feb 19, 2020 3:23:12 AM


Protecting places of mass gathering means controlling risk. Safety and security risk, however, can come from virtually any aspect of the operation, a daunting prospect for venue owners and operators. And that risk tends to increase – not shrink – as the size and complexity of the operation grows.

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Topics: Public Safety, Conferences & Events, Safety Management

Key Factors to Consider for Lone-Worker Safety Risk Mitigation

Posted by The Brain on Feb 13, 2020 5:37:12 AM


Hiring employees to perform remote and isolated work often helps businesses improve their productivity. But lone work isn’t without operational risk. For one, managing the safety risk to lone worker populations is part and parcel of a PCBU’s (Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking) duty of care obligation.

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Topics: Work Health Safety, Safety Management, Safety Newsletter

Introducing the Noggin Epidemic Response Module: Here’s why we built it

Posted by The Brain on Feb 12, 2020 8:55:16 AM


Even mere months ago, business leaders might have been forgiven for thinking that in this age of advanced healthcare systems and technologies, the risk of public health incidents to their business’ viability remained remote. By now, though, the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus should have disabused them of the notion.

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Corporate Crises Can Happen to Everyone: Here’s the business case for BS 11200

Posted by The Brain on Feb 6, 2020 9:51:45 AM


A full 100 percent of companies experienced at least one critical event in the last two years, according to a 2018 Forrester study. And the effects of those crises can be catastrophic, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises who run a higher risk of business closure.

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Topics: Crisis Newsletter

Key Elements for Building a Crisis Management Capability

Posted by The Brain on Feb 5, 2020 5:18:11 AM

As crises grow in kind and intensity, organizations need to take an intelligence-gathering and constant-monitoring approach to building their crisis management competency. This largely cyclical mode of lifecycle crisis management tends to be more strategy-oriented than the tactics-first approach implicit in the popular pre-crisis, crisis, and post-crisis models. For instance, the British crisis management standard, BS 11200, adopts a fairly cyclical framework that includes the following stages:

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Topics: Crisis Newsletter, Safety Newsletter, Integrated Safety and Security

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