Thu 13 Mar 2014
Boardroom Communications’ Executive Vice President Todd Templin recently gave a presentation on crisis communications to the South Florida chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America. Templin joined Kelley Kronenberg law partner Christy Brigman, who spoke about what contractors can do to protect their legal rights in the event of a major accident or other crisis.
Speaking to risk managers and safety experts from some of the top construction companies in South Florida, Templin emphasized the need for companies to create a crisis communications plan and to review it on a regular basis.
He also spoke about some of the elements that should go into a plan such as: identifying risk areas that could lead to negative media exposure, assigning a communications team that can formulate media responses, assigning a media spokesperson who should get media training ahead of time, creating a solid media list and developing a social media plan to communicate your messages directly with the public and other stakeholders.