In the stressful and chaotic environment of a disaster, organizations can overlook the deep impact a crisis can have on the psychological health of its victims. In order to ensure that employees are granted a smooth transition into post-incident life, organizations must recognize the responsibility they have for maintaining the psychological health of their workforce.
Fortunately, organizations already have a resource on hand that is equipped to manage their human capital; the human resources department. Human resources can play a significant role in the context of people support in the event of an organizational crisis.
We created this checklist to serve as an assessment tool to help evaluate how prepared your organization’s Human Resources department is assist your crisis management team in addressing the human aspect of crisis.