Know the difference between a tornado watch and warning

Make sure employees a familiar with the signal to head to safe area

Pay close attention to weather

Plan ahead by consulting with a disaster recovery company regarding business continuance and recovery of property


Take shelter in a secure area with no windows on a low floor or in a basement

Monitor emergency broadcast stations for instructions


Remain in shelter until given the all-clear

If a hissing noise or odor of natural or propane gas is detected, leave property immediately and get to safe distance, call fire department using a cellular phone

Engage a full-service disaster recovery firm to assess the damage, develop a scope of work, liaise with insurers and carry out necessary services.