Weathering The Storm: Hurricane Planning, Response and Recovery with SWS Environmental Services
Every year hurricanes and tropical storms have the potential to cause disruption, damage and even devastation to businesses of all sizes. Learn more about planning and preparation, which are essential to “weathering the storm.”
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – May 27, 2015 – On June 1st the 2015 hurricane season will be official. Businesses near the United States’ coastlines and intercostal waterways must be prepared for this time of the year or face uncertainty. An encounter with hurricanes, tropical storms or even tropical depressions can and often does bring damage, destruction and devastation, especially to the Southeastern United States. That is precisely the reason why preparation is so vital.
Business teams need to be prepared. When disaster strikes and businesses scramble to recover and pick up the pieces, preparation becomes an afterthought and recovery becomes the foremost concern. The ensuing cleanup and recovery triggers many challenges. SWSES recently published a blog entry about hurricane preparedness that gives businesses important information about developing a plan.
“Every year, as an environmental services response contractor, we go through a number of steps to remind our customers that hurricane season is approaching. Regardless of what the predictions say in terms of quantity and the severity of the season, you have to plan and prepare as if you expect to be impacted by a storm. It’s that important in order to mitigate damage to property and for the protection of employees” explains Jamie Michael, Vice President of Marketing.
The preparation, execution and delivery of disaster response and recovery are rooted in the emergency response services provided by SWSES.
Services of this nature typically require an extensive array of resources – heavy equipment, specialized equipment, trained personnel, and financial strength. Those core elements, along with strategic geographic positioning, logistical expertise, modern communications and total readiness, have allowed SWSES to become a leader in both the disaster and emergency response industry.
SWSES is one of the largest, most diverse, and strategically positioned environmental services companies in the United States. Currently operating from 29 locations across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas, our service centers are equipped and ready to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Whether it's an emergency spill response, industrial services need, hazardous or non-hazardous waste issue, or complex remediation project, contact us at the location nearest you. 24-Hour Emergency Response: 877.742.4215