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Developing a Recovery Plan

Last Updated: April 15, 2011
Reviewed: January 11, 2010


To mitigate risk to the organization as a result of a catastrophic event, a department must have a detailed Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to reestablish essential business functions. Thorough planning can potentially minimize:


Departmental managers.

Process Overview

  1. Develop a strategy for prompt restoration of critical business processes.
  2. Develop a plan of implementation.
  3. Implement elements of the plan that will allow for allow for prompt restoration.

NOTE: To assist you with this process, you may:


The following links can be found on the UH Plant Operations web site: Environmental Health & Risk Management, Risk Management, "Business Continuity Planning":