Business Pandemic Preparedness

Preparedness Guidelines for Manitoba Business June 2006
www.gov.mb.ca/pandemic 
Manitoba Health document includes general information to help businesses understand the possible effects of a pandemic, and guidelines to help companies develop a planning team and create a comprehensive emergency plan for their organization.

Helping Your Organization Survive a Pandemic
http://www.mnp.ca/02services/human.php
Meyers Norris Penny, a national chartered accountancy and advisory firm
based in Western Canada, provides Risk Management Services to assist
businesses with a comprehensive planning process supported by a detailed
tool used to address pandemic related business interruption.

Canadian Manufacturers _ Exporters Planning Guide for Canadian Business March 2006
http://www.cme-mec.ca/national/media.asp?id=698
The 87-page guide highlights key considerations when coping with a pandemic, including the critical elements of a continuity plan plus a summary checklist; a how-to guide to develop a continuity plan; medical precautions and human resource considerations.

Annotated Annex: Guidelines for Business and Industry- BC
http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/pho/pandemic.html
BC's Annotated Index supports the BC Pandemic Planning Guidelines for Business and Industry, providing additional guides, forms and templates for use in pandemic planning and implementation.

British Columbia: Managing Pandemic Influenza Guidelines for Business and Industry http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/pandemic/index.html

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Ontario - workplace pandemic planning
http://www.wsib.on.ca/wsib/wsibsite.nsf/Public/flu_resources
Site contains a number of downloadable resources for workplaces to use in understanding infectious diseases and in developing workplace prevention and preparedness plans.

Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist
http://www.pandemicflu.gov/plan/businesschecklist.html
US Dept of Health and Human Services and CDC Pandemic planning checklists for large businesses