US Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety updates business continuity planning toolkit

Published: Friday, 18 September 2020 08:46

In conjunction with US National Preparedness Month, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has launched an updated edition of its free business continuity planning toolkit, Open for Business-EZ (OFB-EZ).

The new streamlined OFB-EZ features ten easy-to-follow modules which walk small businesses through the steps to build and maintain a business continuity plan to prepare for, respond to, and recover faster from a minor disruption or a major disaster.

"This year alone has demonstrated why every business needs a continuity plan applicable to a range of potential disasters," says Chuck Miccolis, managing director of commercial lines at IBHS. "The new edition of OFB-EZ provides business owners a streamlined, step-by-step guide to walk them through the process of identifying and mitigating risks."

The new OFB-EZ includes additional modules designed to protect equipment critical to business functions and minimize business disruption.

The new OFB-EZ toolkit is available at no cost at