Business Emergency Resiliency Training (BERT)

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Business Emergency Resiliency Training (BERT)

BERT is an ongoing business preparedness program designed to give you the knowledge and tools to prepare your business to weather a disaster. This six seminar series uses lecture, small group, and hands-on activities to develop the skills necessary to design your business operations and continuity plans as well as promote preparedness among your employees. All seminars are stand-alone and can be completed in any order.
After completing all six seminars, developing and exercising your plan, and developing an employee preparedness policy, businesses can apply for the Monrovia Prepares Business designation. Businesses attaining this distinction will be recognized at a City Council meeting in September which is National Preparedness Month.

BERT course are FREE and offered every other month, beginning in January.

Location: Monrovia Public Library (Community Room)
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Register: Eventbrite

 topic date 
Unit 1: Introduction to the Emergency Response System January 22, 2020 
Unit 2: Employee Preparedness March 10, 2020 
Unit 3: Fire Safety & Utility Awareness
May 20, 2020
Unit 4: Emergency Operations & Business Continuity Plans July 14, 2020 
Unit 5: Disaster Exercise Planning
September 30, 2020 
Unit 6: Terrorism and Crime Safety Awareness October 29, 2020