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    Kathumbi offers emergency preparedness advice in Columbus Business First

    In the wake of global uncertainty — and the chilling reality that disasters can strike close to home — local businesses are reevaluating their emergency response systems. From bomb scares to knife assaults to threats of terrorism, employers face many challenges to preparing and protecting their employees.

    Bricker employment attorney, Lisa Kathumbi, who was recently featured in Columbus Business First’s article, “’Run Hide Fight’: How businesses can prepare for emergency situations” (subscription required), states that “[a]ny business, no matter its size, should have plans in place before something bad happens.” She encourages managers to “explore policies to protect workers and then communicate with employees in the event of a workplace incident.”