Save your stuff in the workplace

Save Your Stuff in the Workplace:

How to Protect & Save Employee Possessions, Collectables, Memorabilia, Artwork and other Corporate Assets

In 1994, in response to the Northridge Earthquake in the Los Angeles area, Scott Haskins was asked to write a pamphlet entitled "How To Respond After An Earthquake." 500,000 units were distributed to the public through the Human Resource department of The Bank of America Corporation.

Following this event, he was asked to write "Save Your Stuff in the Workplace" because there was (and is) no other information available to the corporate and government world. "Save Your Stuff" fills the need for public outreach and education on the subject of Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response. There is no other resource available to provide this information and education in an entrepreneurial way. The presentation of the educational information is unique in that it translates the professional conservation/preservations into plain public English.


As a self-help book is is the ultimate manual. . .

This is a must-have book for anyone who prizes the family’s photos, papers, etc., even without a home disaster.

--- Juanita Thinnes, Past President, Friends of the Mission Inn, Riverside, CA, genealogist

will get offices and businesses reopened earlier after a disaster

If our 1st first responders had been prepared with this information, our relief services would have been back into action after Hurricane Katrina two weeks earlier! Instead, our personnel were home picking up the pieces and looking for their ‘stuff.’ We honestly believe that this information, put into practice, will get offices and businesses reopened earlier after a disaster.

---Team of seven first-responder captains at hurricane disaster response conference in New Orleans, Louisiana

Save Your Stuff has an essential message

As an author and expert in the human resource industry, I believe that Save Your Stuff has an essential message for the workplace and emergency preparedness/disaster planning. Scott Haskins’ message is clear, his continuing education is top quality, and I am intent on getting the word out to all of my contacts in the industry. The human resource and recruiting industries will embrace this informative and practical approach to preventive care of important articles that address the workplace.

--- Rayanne Thorn,, nationally recognized HR resource and blogger

It offers sound instruction

This informal, even whimsical book . . . is particularly valuable because of its practicality. It offers sound instruction rather than high-minded scholarship to address the kinds of objects real people really have. This book is a valuable resource for reliable information.

--- Linda Monka, Editor of Antiques West newspaper, New York

I’m always getting questions about people’s personal items

In my region of the country, I am known as the ‘Earthquake Lady.’ Whenever the press wants to know something, I’m the one in front of the camera. I’m always getting questions about people’s personal items and I’ve always had difficulty answering them. Now I can answer all their questions! I’m so pleased to have found this book!

--- Dr. Joyce B. Bagley, Charleston Southern University, South Carolina

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