Emergency Exercises

Read: Reunification Realities: 7 Lessons Learned from a School Active Shooter Exercise

Reunification Realities: 7 Lessons Learned from a School Active Shooter Exercise

Here’s what one community learned about reunifying students with their parents after it conducted an active shooter exercise with first responders and community volunteers.

Read: Brighton (Mich.) Schools Cut Parent-Student Reunification Time by 75%

Brighton (Mich.) Schools Cut Parent-Student Reunification Time by 75%

In an active shooter drill, the process of reunification was conducted twice — once using an emergency management system and once using paper-and-pencil.

Read: Campus Safety Conference West Heads to Vegas!

Campus Safety Conference West Heads to Vegas!

CSC West will address a wide range of critical K-12 and higher education safety and security issues, including suicide prevention, gang violence, transportation safety, sexual assault investigations, mental health, threat assessments, Clery compliance, lockdown, recovery and more.

Read: School Public Address Systems Are Critical During an Active Lethal Threat Event

School Public Address Systems Are Critical During an Active Lethal Threat Event

Students, teachers and staff members must be able to hear and understand emergency messages broadcast on public address systems so they can respond effectively.

Read: IS-800 B National Response Framework Exam Questions

IS-800 B National Response Framework Exam Questions

Learn the National Response Framework guiding principles, basic premise and more information to help with emergency response.

Read: Active Shooter Drill Gone Wrong Causes Panic at Maryland Hospital

Active Shooter Drill Gone Wrong Causes Panic at Maryland Hospital

An improper mass alert caused an active shooter scare at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a hospital for recovering veterans.

Read: Med Tac Specialty Programs Target Specific Environments

Med Tac Specialty Programs Target Specific Environments

A training program that teaches bystanders life-saving techniques has expanded to include specific professions such as lifeguards and flight crews.

Read: 8 Most Common Preventable Health Hazards

8 Most Common Preventable Health Hazards

Here are the top eight health hazards that non-medical bystanders can help mitigate until first responders arrive on scene of a medical emergency.

Read: How Bystanders Can Use Med Tac Training to Save Lives

How Bystanders Can Use Med Tac Training to Save Lives

Med Tac training teaches non-medical bystanders life-saving steps they can administer to individuals experiencing health crises in the critical minutes before first responders arrive.

Read: The Top 3 Mistakes Campuses Make When Conducting Tabletop Exercises

The Top 3 Mistakes Campuses Make When Conducting Tabletop Exercises

These common errors could make your school or university tabletop exercises ineffective.

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