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Read: Attention Vendors: Nominate Your Products and Projects for the 2022 Campus Safety BEST Awards!

Attention Vendors: Nominate Your Products and Projects for the 2022 Campus Safety BEST Awards!

The Campus Safety BEST Awards recognize superlative security, law enforcement, emergency management, and life safety solutions.

Read: Homemade Rocket Fuel Explosion in BYU Dorm Displaces 22 Students

Homemade Rocket Fuel Explosion in BYU Dorm Displaces 22 Students

“Keep your experiments in the lab and supervised by trained professionals,” BYU campus police told students in a Twitter post after the explosion.

Read: What Campuses Can Learn from the Surfside Condo Collapse

What Campuses Can Learn from the Surfside Condo Collapse

Here are some fire alarm and voice evacuation practices campus life safety professionals can glean from last year’s Miami condo collapse that killed 98 people.

Read: Fire Protection: Safeguarding Historic Structures with Advanced Smoke Detection

Fire Protection: Safeguarding Historic Structures with Advanced Smoke Detection

Open-area Smoke Imaging Detection (OSID) offers early warning in high, voluminous spaces without intrusive ceiling mount

Read: Designing a New Mass Notification System? Conduct a Risk Analysis

Designing a New Mass Notification System? Conduct a Risk Analysis

Identify your risks at the start of your mass notification project, but also during the project and for as long as the MNS system is in use.

Read: NFPA Launches Ecosystem Assessment Tool to Identify Life-Safety Gaps

NFPA Launches Ecosystem Assessment Tool to Identify Life-Safety Gaps

The NFPA Ecosystem Assessment Tool gives communities the opportunity to revisit safety practices before weaknesses in the system lead to tragedies.

Read: Honeywell Survey: Security And Safety Top The List Of Education Facility Priorities

Honeywell Survey: Security And Safety Top The List Of Education Facility Priorities

Surveyed facility managers cite campus access control, site security and occupant safety as key focus areas.

Read: Evaluating ‘Out-of-the-Box’ Gunshot Detection for Schools

Evaluating ‘Out-of-the-Box’ Gunshot Detection for Schools

An alternative to single purpose gunshot detection devices would be a camera with gunshot analytics built-in, which could detect gunshots, explosions, screams and glass-break events.

Read: Would You ‘Value Engineer’ Life Safety?

Would You ‘Value Engineer’ Life Safety?

Be sure your mass notification systems are code- and standard-compliant so they will meet the challenges your campus could face.

Read: Survey: Campus Emergency Notification Systems Performed Well During the Pandemic

Survey: Campus Emergency Notification Systems Performed Well During the Pandemic

According to this year’s Campus Safety Emergency Notification Survey, nearly three in four survey respondents didn’t have challenges with their mass notification solutions, and only 3% said they experienced many pandemic-related problems with their systems.

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