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6 Major Types of Emergency Alerts

Caroline Duncan - Apr 21, 2022 8:59:55 PM

The major emergency alert systems in use today

Emergency notification systems are designed to alert an audience to an emergency or other life-threatening or dangerous event so that people can be informed as quickly as possible so as to take appropriate steps to be safe.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Emergency communications

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Keep Employees Safe: 7 Ways To Do So In 2022

Caroline Duncan - Apr 11, 2022 1:40:00 PM

Keeping workers safe is one of the most important responsibilities of any employer. There are both moral and legal reasons to take every step necessary to ensure that workers don’t come to any harm in the workplace.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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Ensuing Business Continuity for Government With an Emergency Notification System

Caroline Duncan - Mar 23, 2022 6:45:00 PM

Government organizations need to be prepared to continue their operations even if they are mired in a crisis. Having an effective government business continuity plan in place will provide a roadmap for your organization to follow both during and after a critical event. Incorporating a government emergency alert system into these plans will be extremely beneficial should the worst-case scenario occur.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Government Industry- Emergency communications

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Hospital Emergency Preparedness Tips for Management 2022

Caroline Duncan - Mar 17, 2022 7:23:00 PM

Emergencies can strike at any time. Whether it’s a natural disaster like an earthquake, hurricane, flood or tornado, or if it’s a man-made disaster like terrorism or an active shooter, you never know what could be around the corner.

You obviously can’t rely on a crystal ball to predict when most emergency situations are going to take place, but the next best thing is being prepared for a range of different scenarios.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Healthcare- Emergency communications

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Power Outages Notification to Protect your Business (and a Template)

Caroline Duncan - Mar 15, 2022 9:15:00 PM

When your company relies on electrical equipment to function, a power outage can cause huge disruptions. It can mean that many tasks performed by your employees may not be able to happen, and productivity and profitability will be affected. Communicating with employees can help to mitigate the negative effects of power outages and will keep everyone on the same page about when power will be restored and what work they can do, if any, in the interim.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Emergency communications

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School Alert System

Caroline Duncan - Feb 4, 2022 7:00:00 PM

Keeping students and staff safe during an emergency is a priority for administrators in schools, colleges and universities around the world.

Topics: Education- Emergency Alert System

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Digital Signage for Emergency Alerts: How to Use

Caroline Duncan - Jan 28, 2022 7:00:00 PM

When your organization is affected by an emergency, taking every step possible to ensure the safety of your employees and other stakeholders is critical. Using alerts and digital signage that is available through emergency notification software can help to enhance your safety measures.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Emergency communications- Digital signage

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Business continuity vs disaster recovery. 5 top differences

Caroline Duncan - Jan 26, 2022 7:00:00 PM

When your company faces a crisis, it is important that you are prepared for both business continuity and disaster recovery so that you can resume your operations as quickly as possible. Understanding business continuity vs disaster recovery is essential – you shouldn’t get the two confused. Having plans for both will help with your organization’s recovery and ongoing viability.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- IT Outage- Business Continuity- IT communications- Emergency communications

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Active Shooter Notification System: Alert Employees in 1 Minute

Caroline Duncan - Oct 28, 2021 8:30:00 AM

If an active shooter is on the loose, you’ll have a little-to-no warning that they are about to attempt to kill and injure people.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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How to Choose a Mass Notification System: Comparison

Caroline Hamilton - Oct 26, 2021 12:15:00 AM

Are you prepared to handle an emergency in your organization? Ensuring that people get the right information in a timely manner can mean the difference between life and death. Investing in a mass emergency communication system is one of the best choices you can make in order to keep your employees safe in the event of a life-threatening situation.  But with so many different products on the market, you need to do an emergency notification system comparison to determine the best fit for your organization.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Mass notification

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