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Keeping Workplaces Working

During a pandemic, many issues may come up about what is the best way to keep your business operational, and at the same time, knowing how to protect your employees from the effects of a major influenza outbreak.

Business will be affected by staff absenteeism as well as shortages of supplies and customers. Check out the business continuity plan for more possible impacts, and ideas on how to overcome them.

Be ready ahead of time!

While no one can say when a pandemic will arrive, it is estimated that there will only be about 3 or 4 weeks between when human-to-human transmission of a new virus is confirmed, and its arrival in Canada.

Tools for Every Business

More Tips!

Don't forget to check out the many tools and documents we have listed in the Resources section.