Widely used by public, not-for-profit, nongovernmental, and private entities on a local, regional, national, and global basis, NFPA 1600®, Standard on Continuity Emergency, and Crisis Management®, offers key information for entities who want to conduct a risk assessment, business impact analysis, capabilities and needs assessments, and develop emergency and recovery plans.
In fact, the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the 9/11 Commission) recognized NFPA 1600 as our National Preparedness Standard®. NFPA 1600 is also available in Spanish.
NFPA 3000, Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program, provides specific and tailored information about ASHER incident preparedness, response, and recovery – but the best practices within that first-of- its-kind standard can be applied broadly for an all-hazards protocol and easier recovery.
Read more from Emergency Services Specialist John Montes on NFPA's blog. You can also read this blog post in Spanish.
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