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Read: Will Your Generator Hold Up During an Emergency?

Will Your Generator Hold Up During an Emergency?

Backup power is critical to the continued operation of campuses during an emergency. Testing and proper location will ensure your generators will work when you need them.

Read: 6 Ways to Get Your Emergency Notifications Noticed

6 Ways to Get Your Emergency Notifications Noticed

Personal interaction will encourage your campus community to pay attention and act on your emergency notifications about a crisis.

Read: Q and A With Student Suicide Prevention Expert

Q and A With Student Suicide Prevention Expert

Recognizing the warning signs of suicide and intervening appropriately can help save student lives.

Read: Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Managing the Homeless in Hospitals

Healthcare facility security departments, along with clinicians, local law enforcement and the community at large must work together to serve this challenging population, while keeping patients, staff, visitors and the public safe.

Read: Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

Help for Hospitals Handling Patient Surges

On the Safe Side Toolkit is a free hospital security planning resource designed to help healthcare organizations manage security and public health emergencies.

Read: How to Manage Students With Behavioral Issues

How to Manage Students With Behavioral Issues

Expanding your discipline policies to cover both the classroom and transportation, providing crisis intervention training to staff and sharing relevant student information with the right personnel will help minimize student violence on the bus and on campus.

Read: Dealing with Difficult People: 10 Tips for Defusing Toxic Situations

Dealing with Difficult People: 10 Tips for Defusing Toxic Situations

Empathy, keeping your ego under control and knowing when to be quiet are just a few of the ways campus police and security officers can improve interactions with members of their campus community and keep arrests or citations from escalating into violence.

Read: 7 Signs A Weapon Is Being Concealed

7 Signs A Weapon Is Being Concealed

Often the observable indicators that an individual is hiding a gun, knife or other weapon go undetected. Campus personnel who recognize these physical behaviors will have the information they need to prevent a planned assault.

Read: Responding to Abusive Patient Behavior: 10 Ways to Defuse Incidents

Responding to Abusive Patient Behavior: 10 Ways to Defuse Incidents

Healthcare facilities can be places of great anxiety, grief and anger. Patients, their family members and even co-workers can lose control of their emotions and become verbally or physically aggressive. This second part of our series on managing abusive individuals discusses how staff members can take action to prevent or mitigate dangerous behavior.

Read: How to Help Homeless Students

How to Help Homeless Students

Identifying the children and youth who are homeless on campus, providing them with the services they need and developing good community relations will ensure school administrators and protection professionals are doing everything possible to keep at-risk kids from falling through the cracks.

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