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IS-394.A: Protecting Your Home or Small Business From Disaster

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Course Overview

This course will address different types of hazards and describe specific measures that you can take to protect your home and place of business. It is intended to provide protective measures that can reduce negative consequences of disasters to homes or small businesses.

Course Objectives:

Identify the different types of hazards and the likelihood they will affect their community.

  • Explain the hazards of water damage and methods to protect personal property.
  • Explain the hazards of wind damage and the methods to protect personal property.
  • Explain the hazards of fire damage and the methods to protect personal property.
  • Explain the hazards of earthquakes and the methods to protect personal property.

Primary Audience

Small business owners, homeowners, and individual citizens





Course Length:

3.5 hours
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