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Emergency Alerts

Read: Is Your Campus Prepared for Extreme Weather?

Is Your Campus Prepared for Extreme Weather?

Good building design, emergency notification systems and proper policies will help you mitigate your campus’ inclement and extreme weather risks.

Read: 5 Critical Steps To Create an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) At Your School

5 Critical Steps To Create an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) At Your School

Schools need to get these steps right to write an effective emergency operations plan (EOP), and they all occur before putting pen to paper.

Read: UW-Whitewater Implements Changes to Prevent Additional False Alarms

UW-Whitewater Implements Changes to Prevent Additional False Alarms

Inadvertent contact with an alert activation button sent out an email indicating an active threat on the UW-Whitewater campus back in May.

Read: UW-Whitewater Sends False ‘Run Hide Fight’ Alert, Sounds Alarms

UW-Whitewater Sends False ‘Run Hide Fight’ Alert, Sounds Alarms

UW-Whitewater officials blame the error on a “technical issue with the system” and have brought in technical experts to help investigate.

Read: UPDATE: Hawaii Employee Who Sent False Alarm Had Job Performance Issues

UPDATE: Hawaii Employee Who Sent False Alarm Had Job Performance Issues

The Jan. 13 emergency notification blunder in Hawaii highlights the importance of proper systems, training, policies and procedures on campus.

Read: Des Moines Area Community College Upgrades Emergency Communications

Des Moines Area Community College Upgrades Emergency Communications

With their upgraded communications system, Des Moines Area Community College officials feel confident they’re prepared for any emergency.

Read: Altercation Between TCU Bus Drivers Leads to Gunfire, Lockdown

Altercation Between TCU Bus Drivers Leads to Gunfire, Lockdown

Texas Christian University was placed on lockdown after a shuttle bus driver fired at another before hitting him with his vehicle.

Read: Emergency Alert Assessments Follow Northern Calif. Wildfire Deaths

Emergency Alert Assessments Follow Northern Calif. Wildfire Deaths

Residents say some emergency alert channels failed when the wildfires took Northern California by surprise.

Read: Campus Safety Conference Provides Lessons in Emergency Preparedness

Campus Safety Conference Provides Lessons in Emergency Preparedness

Experts shared their experiences with emergencies and gave advice to attendees as part of the emergency preparedness forum.

Read: CS Survey: Emergency Notification System Deployment Advice

CS Survey: Emergency Notification System Deployment Advice

Campus Safety emergency notification survey respondents gave some valuable advice to readers for projects on their campus.

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