Evacuation Plans

Read: CORRECTION: Effectively Responding to Active Shooters in Healthcare Facilities

CORRECTION: Effectively Responding to Active Shooters in Healthcare Facilities

“Secure, Preserve, Fight” can be an alternative way to respond to active shooters in healthcare settings when “Run, Hide, Fight” is not possible.

Read: 9 Tips for More Effective School Lockdowns

9 Tips for More Effective School Lockdowns

Keeping doors locked, avoiding codes and having reverse evacuation protocols will help to ensure your lockdowns are implemented quickly.

Read: 12 Lessons to Remember From Active Shooter Attacks

12 Lessons to Remember From Active Shooter Attacks

On the five-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy, here’s a brief review of active shooter prevention and response best practices.

Read: Thomas Fire Destroys Ventura Mental Health Hospital

Thomas Fire Destroys Ventura Mental Health Hospital

Administrators were forced to evacuate Vista del Mar Hospital, a mental health facility that treats patients with behavioral and addiction issues.

Read: Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

While all schools avoided major structural damage, 42 Miami-Dade public schools are still being used as shelters for Hurricane Irma victims.

Read: Hurricane Harvey Reminds Us of the Importance of Adequate Infrastructure

Hurricane Harvey Reminds Us of the Importance of Adequate Infrastructure

Hospitals, schools and universities must plan for worst-case scenarios and consider how the region’s infrastructure weaknesses could directly impact them.

Read: Hurricane Harvey Forces Hospital Evacuations, Campus Closures

Hurricane Harvey Forces Hospital Evacuations, Campus Closures

One of Houston’s level 1 trauma hospitals is in the midst of evacuation while the University of Houston is closed through at least Wednesday.

Read: Report Gives Bomb Threat Response Procedures

Report Gives Bomb Threat Response Procedures

Some procedures are technical while others simply require common sense.

Read: Webinar Follow Up: School Bomb Threat Q&A

Webinar Follow Up: School Bomb Threat Q&A

After hosting a webinar on bomb threat protocols in schools, Gary L. Sigrist answered audience questions.

Read: Wild Fire Forces Cal State San Marcos to Evacuate

Wild Fire Forces Cal State San Marcos to Evacuate

Finals, classes and graduation ceremonies have been cancelled.

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