Fires, spills, floods, power outages, active shooter events—emergencies can happen anywhere, any time, frequently when people least expect them. After all, if emergencies were predictable, they wouldn’t really count as emergencies, right?
But unpredictable doesn’t mean unmanageable. It’s how you respond to an emergency that matters. An effective emergency response program can prevent the domino effect—the phenomenon in which an already urgent situation spirals out of control, causing further catastrophes.