Panic buttons or duress alarms can be used by teachers, administrators and other school employees to summon immediate help for medical emergencies, as well as active shooter incidents, inclement weather, intruders and more.
New laws related to 911 dialing, the challenges brought by multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) and remote workers, the promise of next-generation 911 (NG911), and what you can do to ensure your organization is prepared and compliant.
Handwashing and home isolation are still most effective at slowing down COVID-19.
The Clery Act forces higher ed top brass to pay attention to campus public safety, emergency management and security issues rather than sweep them under the rug.
Additionally, the coronavirus has prompted the shuttering of several large urban school districts.
Although cell phones have become incredibly useful mass notification tools, emergency managers need to consider a variety of alert technologies.
The previous article that criticizes the Clery Act misrepresents the purpose and function of the law’s requirements.
The coronavirus is prompting the closure of campuses for a minimum of 14 calendar days.
Many universities are moving their classes to online formats.
The number of patients needing treatment for the coronavirus could outstrip hospital resources.