Emergency Exercises

Read: Lessons Learned from 6 Higher Education Emergency Managers

Lessons Learned from 6 Higher Education Emergency Managers

Emergency managers from Kennesaw State, Cal State Fullerton, Rice University, the University of Central Oklahoma, Gonzaga University and Boston College share their strategies for success.

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Here’s what worked and what didn’t during this long-term care facility’s temporary evacuation of its 144 residents.

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 reuniting 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.

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