Assemble a team to review property, fleet, workers’ compensation, liability and product liability standings for risk management and safety concerns. Team members can include senior management, operations or production management, fleet and employee safety specialists, risk managers and human resources personnel – importantly, choose team members who are responsible for managing an area of risk for your organization. Then, prior to restarting operations, conduct a pre-opening meeting to assure each area of risk has been addressed.
Determine the demand for your company’s products or services by contacting your customers. Based on potential demand, evaluate your current inventory and resources. If additional materials or supplies are needed, contact your suppliers to discuss their ability to provide goods. Research alternatives where there may be shortages.