PA Systems

Read: V.T. Governor Announces $1.5M for School Safety

V.T. Governor Announces $1.5M for School Safety

Through the grant program, Vermont schools can apply to receive up to $25,000 for school safety and security enhancements.

Take It From the Experts When Crafting Your Messages

No matter what type of mass notification systems your campus uses, one critical step must not be forgotten: The creation and delivery of the actual content of the emergency notification. The following experts provide some sage advice on making your messages count.

Important Components of Critical Paging Systems

Read: Case Study: Oregon Hospital Future-Proofs Its Paging System

Case Study: Oregon Hospital Future-Proofs Its Paging System

Thanks to the installation of a scalable, networked critical paging system, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has improved the reliability and intelligibility of its emergency communications. The upgrade has enabled the campus to address its current and future public safety needs.

Read: Your Mass Notification Cheat Sheet

Your Mass Notification Cheat Sheet

Read: Filling the Gap in Emergency Response

Filling the Gap in Emergency Response

Even PDAs and cell phones leave an emergency response-security void when absent or ignored. Wireless PA systems compatible with two-way radios can economically compensate for this weakness.

NFPA Approves 2010 Fire Code With Notification Chapter

QUINCY, Mass.

Read: Case Study: Longwood University Chooses Cooper Notification’s System

Case Study: Longwood University Chooses Cooper Notification’s System

Longwood University, located in Farmville, Va. was founded in 1839. Nearly 5,000 students are enrolled at the university with 70 percent of undergraduates living on campus. With more than 800 full-time and part-time faculty and staff, the university has 50 buildings on the 60-acre campus and 32 buildings off campus.

Read: Can You Hear Me Now?

Can You Hear Me Now?

Most likely, non-emergency communications equipment and traditional mass notification systems are already in place at your institution. With some adjustments, these, combined with newly installed solutions, might be able to provide much of the coverage your institution needs during a disaster.

Read: Your Mass Notification Cheat Sheet

Your Mass Notification Cheat Sheet

Here’s a breakdown of some of the pros and cons of the more commonly used emergency alert systems. Deploying multiple modes will help to ensure the strengths of one solution compensate for the weaknesses of others. Also, be certain to account for the hearing and sight impaired.

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