Business Continuity Plan

1973 Words Aug 18th, 2010 8 Pages
Business Continuity Plan Paula Munoz, University of Pheonix Course: SEC/330– Industrial Security Craig Barnhart August 9, 2010

The Phoenix Chemical Company is a large industrial manufacturer for the chemical resins and plasticizers and employs more than 5,000 employees in three separate locations. Its headquarters is in Boise, Idaho, research and development is located in Boston, Massachusetts, and all warehousing, manufacturing, as well as transportation distribution operations are in East Saint Louis, Illinois. Phoenix’s progressive management includes a continual
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For this reason it is important to keep the process integrated vertically and horizontally (Le Pree, 2007, p. 4). Essentially, developing plans and drills, and employing those strategies from one department to another, keep an organization safe and in business. By simply integrating these emergency or incident responses with internal and external parties will help processors cope when a crisis occurs.
Resourcing the Aftermath
In the event of a major disaster it is critical for Phoenix to identify the resources necessary to meet the needs of displaced workers, injured personnel, address related family and community needs. Phoenix will maintain command control elements in execution of this business continuity plan and ensure effective follow-through. The assigned leadership will direct all internal and external communications that comes from the organization.
When a disaster happens and there are displaced workers there are many issues that will need to be addressed. Phoenix will determine the immediate future plans and opportunity for a return to work. If employees are displaced for a long amount of time, or even permanently, different options will be made available. As a minimum, Phoenix will work with the human resources department to find possible jobs in other locations. A relocation package will be made available if a person is chosen or