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Emergency Communication System: What Is It And How To Choose One

Caroline Duncan - Oct 16, 2020 7:49:27 PM

Legally and morally, employers have a duty of care to the people who work for them to provide a safe workplace. When an emergency situation affects your workplace, do you have an effective system in place to quickly inform your employees so they can take the appropriate steps to be safe?

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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How To Choose A Mass Notification System: Comparison

Caroline Hamilton - Oct 9, 2020 12:15:00 AM

If you’ve decided to improve internal communication within your organization, by now you’ve probably realized that it can be quite challenging. Ensuring that people get the right information in a timely manner not only helps them to do their jobs well, but helps build your company culture, boost engagement, increase productivity and gives you a strategic advantage over your competitors.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Mass notification

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Wildfire Communications With Employees: 6 Tips For Employers

Caroline Duncan - Oct 8, 2020 7:52:53 PM

Parts of the world have experienced particularly savage wildfire seasons this year. Most recently, dozens of fires burned their way through large parts of California and Oregon. At the beginning of 2020, Australia experienced its worst-ever bushfire season with blazes in several states.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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Incident Communication: 8 Practical Recommendations For Companies

Caroline Duncan - Sep 4, 2020 7:39:46 PM

Companies need to be prepared for a range of scenarios that can eventuate where their business is disrupted in some way. These are known as “incidents” and can vary from IT outages through to emergencies like fires or gas leaks - and everything in between.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- IT Outage

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Inclement Weather Messages To Employees: How To Write Plus Samples

Caroline Duncan - Aug 20, 2020 6:47:29 PM

Bad weather isn’t just inconvenient, it can be dangerous too. Floods, hurricanes, blizzards, tornados, extreme heat - just to name a few - can disrupt your business. When an inclement weather event happens, it is important you communicate quickly with your employees so they know what they are expected to do.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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How the DeskAlerts Emergency App Helps You Keep Your Employees Safe

Caroline Duncan - Aug 4, 2020 4:43:00 PM

Emergencies and disasters can strike at any time, often when you least expect them. In most circumstances you will have no warning at all that an emergency situation is about to unfold.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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Corporate Inclement Weather Policy: Basics And Examples

Caroline Duncan - Jul 30, 2020 5:43:47 PM

Challenging weather conditions are part of life all over the world - and when there is a major weather event it can be disruptive to your business. Inclement weather can include cyclones, hurricanes, major storms, snowstorms and blizzards, floods, tornadoes and even extreme heat or extreme cold.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- HR Communications

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Hurricane Notification Templates For Your Business: Be Prepared

Caroline Duncan - Jul 9, 2020 7:47:10 PM

The Atlantic hurricane season has arrived and will affect many parts of the Gulf and east coasts of the United States of America, the Caribbean and parts of Central America. As always, hurricane season can affect businesses and their employees as wild weather and storm surges can cause damage to buildings and infrastructure, flooding, electricity outages as well as physical harm to people.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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10 Tips To Compare Staff Notification Systems During The COVID Pandemic

Caroline Duncan - Apr 16, 2020 8:30:00 PM

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is posing challenges for business operations all over the world as organizations have to quickly put new systems in place to ensure their employees can work from home during social distancing, lockdown and quarantine periods that are being enforced by governments around the world.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- COVID-19

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Emergency Notification System For Schools

Caroline Duncan - Feb 6, 2020 5:40:00 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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